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Sycamore Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Crabtree Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wake
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Sycamore Creek and Lick Creek
about 0.1 miles northeast of Lynns Crossroads, North Carolina
440 ft (130 m)
River mouth Crabtree Creek
about 1 mile west of Raleigh, North Carolina
230 ft (70 m)
Length 9.39 mi (15.11 km)
  • Average rate:
    17.26 cu ft/s (0.489 m3/s) at mouth with Crabtree Creek
Basin features
Progression south then southeast
River system Neuse River
Basin size 16.31 square miles (42.2 km2)
  • Left:
    Pots Branch
    Turkey Branch
Waterbodies Big Lake
Sycamore Lake

Sycamore Creek is a tributary to Crabtree Creek that rises in a pond near Lynns Crossroads in Durham County then flows southward to join Crabtree Creek in Wake County, North Carolina. Sycamore Creek flows mostly through William B. Umstead State Park. The watershed is more forested at 43% than most in the Crabtree Creek watershed.

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