Willow Creek (Colorado)

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Willow Creek[1]
Physical characteristics
 ⁃ coordinates40°14′45″N 105°59′35″W / 40.24583°N 105.99306°W / 40.24583; -105.99306
 ⁃ location
Confluence with Colorado River
 ⁃ coordinates
40°07′08″N 105°55′14″W / 40.11889°N 105.92056°W / 40.11889; -105.92056Coordinates: 40°07′08″N 105°55′14″W / 40.11889°N 105.92056°W / 40.11889; -105.92056
 ⁃ elevation
7,936 ft (2,419 m)
Basin features

Willow Creek is a tributary of the Colorado River, approximately 35 miles (56 km) long,[2] in north central Colorado in the United States.

It rises in northwestern Grand County, in the Arapaho National Forest south of Willow Creek Pass at the continental divide. It flows southeast, through Willow Creek Reservoir and joins the Colorado three miles northeast of Granby.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Willow Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-28.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 18, 2011