Three Creek Lake facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsThree Creek Lake
|Location||Deschutes County, Oregon|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||0.11875 sq mi (0.3076 km2)|
|Average depth||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Max. depth||28 ft (8.5 m)|
|Surface elevation||6,550 ft (2,000 m)|
The picturesque mountain lake is located in a glacial cirque, formed by the Cabot Creek Glaciation 13,000 years ago. Three Creek Lake is overshadowed by Tam McArthur Rim, named after the Oregon Geographic Names Secretary from 1916–1949. Surrounded by old growth forest, fishing and hiking are among the most popular recreational activities.
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