Rocky Brook facts for kids
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Map of Rocky Brook
|River mouth||79 ft (24 m)|
|Progression||Millstone River, Raritan River, Atlantic Ocean|
|River system||Raritan River system|
Rocky Brook starts at Perrineville. It flows parallel to CR-1 (Sweetmans Lane) before draining into Perrineville Lake. It continues flowing west into the northern areas of Perrineville Lake Park. It then turns northwest and crosses Perrineville Road and flows through the Etra Road Open Space area. It crosses Disbrow Hill Road and drains into the Etra Lake at ., near
It continues flowing west alongside Etra Road and crosses the New Jersey Turnpike. It then flows into Peddie Lake in the heart of Hightstown. It crosses Route 33 and flows past the Town Center Plaza and Shopping Center before crossing Route 130 and the Hightstown Bypass. It then flows alongside the East Windsor Open Space Acquisition before draining into the Millstone River at .
There are numerous lakes that flow along the course of the brook. Notably, there is:
- Perrineville Lake in Millstone
- Lake Etra in East Windsor
- Peddie Lake in Hightstown (in which it receives its namesake from the nearby Peddie School).
Rocky Brook's sister tributaries include:
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