Sand Canyon Wash facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSand Canyon Wash
|Main source||Sand Canyon Reservoir
San Joaquin Hills
163 ft (50 m)
|River mouth||San Diego Creek
William R. Mason Regional Park
20 ft (6.1 m)
|Length||6.9 mi (11.1 km), East-west|
|Basin size||4 sq mi (10 km2)|
Its headwaters rise in the northern San Joaquin Hills as two streams, Shady Canyon Creek and Bommer Canyon Creek, then flows northwest into Sand Canyon Reservoir, formed by a dam across Strawberry Valley east of the community of Turtle Rock near Irvine. The dry creek bed continues northwest from the reservoir, turning west where it enters the city of Irvine, flowing along the northeastern boundary of William R. Mason Regional Park.
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