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Spirit Creek is a creek located in the Assiniboine River watershed. It begins near Rama, Saskatchewan generally following a line to the east. Spirit Creek Reservoir is 3 kilometres (2 mi) east of Rama. At a point 3 kilometres (2 mi) west of Buchanan the creek turns to the south and crosses Highway 5 and the CN rail line. It continues southeast from the rail line before crossing Highway 754 it then continues to Highway 47 3 kilometres (2 mi) south of Buchanan. From there the creek passes through Patterson Lake and finds its mouth at the northernmost end of Good Spirit Lake.

The Spirit Creek Dam and reservoir were built in the 1920s by Canadian Northern Railway to provide steam locomotives with a water source. In recent years it was owned and operated by the Village of Rama and is now owned by Big Sky industrial pork farms.

The Spirit Creek Dam and reservoir is located about 3 kilometres (2 mi) east of Rama. Good Spirit Lake (Devil's Lake) is about 16 kilometres (10 mi) south of Buchanan.

Cement Bridge near Buchanan
A concrete bridge west of Buchanan, Saskatchewan where Spirit Creek crosses secondary highway 754
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