Reedy Creek (Crabtree Creek tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsReedy Creek
Location of Reedy Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Crabtree Creek|
|Main source||divide between Reedy Creek and Walnut Creek
near the WPTF towers in Cary, North Carolina
460 ft (140 m)
35°47′40″N 078°45′44″W / 35.79444°N 78.76222°W
|River mouth||Crabtree Creek
William B. Umstead State Park, about 1 mile west of Raleigh, North Carolina
243 ft (74 m)
35°50′27″N 078°44′36″W / 35.84083°N 78.74333°W
|Length||4.50 mi (7.24 km)|
|River system||Neuse River|
|Basin size||4.44 square miles (11.5 km2)|
|Waterbodies||Reedy Creek Lake|
Reedy Creek is a 4.50 mi (7.24 km) long 2nd order tributary to Crabtree Creek in Wake County, North Carolina.
Reedy Creek rises near the WPTF radio towers then flows north into William B. Umstead State Park where it meets Crabtree Creek. The watershed is about 50% forested.
Reedy Creek drains 4.44 square miles (11.5 km2) of area and is underlaid by the Raleigh terrane geologic formation. The watershed receives an average of 46.1 in/year of precipitation and has a wetness index of 386.39.
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