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Squaw Creek
Squaw Creek (Payette River tributary) is located in Idaho
Squaw Creek (Payette River tributary)
Squaw Creek (Payette River tributary) is located in the United States
Squaw Creek (Payette River tributary)
Location of the mouth of Squaw Creek in Idaho
Country United States
State Idaho
Counties Gem County, Idaho, Valley County, Idaho
Physical characteristics
Main source southwest of Cascade, Valley County, Idaho
7,483 ft (2,281 m)
44°26′10″N 116°09′09″W / 44.43611°N 116.15250°W / 44.43611; -116.15250
River mouth Payette River
Black Canyon Reservoir, Gem County, Idaho
2,507 ft (764 m)
43°56′16″N 116°22′01″W / 43.93778°N 116.36694°W / 43.93778; -116.36694
Length 61 mi (98 km)

Squaw Creek is a 61-mile (98 km) long a river in western Idaho, United States, that is a tributary of the Payette River.


Beginning at an elevation of 7,483 feet (2,281 m) southwest of Cascade in southwestern Valley County, it quickly flows north and then west into Gem County. From there, it flows generally south, passing through the communities of Ola and Sweet, before reaching its mouth at Black Canyon Reservoir, at an elevation of 2,507 feet (764.1 m).

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