Reedy Creek (Crabtree Creek tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsReedy Creek
|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)
|River mouth||Crabtree Creek
William B. Umstead State Park, about 1 mile west of Raleigh, North Carolina
243 ft (74 m)
|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 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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