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Ash Creek?

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Ash Creek?
« on: March 07, 2019, 07:10:18 AM »
After pulling out of Croton Springs and heading west, we crossed a bridge with a creek beneath.  I was surprised to see water on the north and south sides of the road flowing along.  I'm thinking it was Ash Creek and it eventually runs behind Sam Nail homestead area.  It drains from Slickrock Canyon area.  Am I right and does it usually have water?  I know it was a wet year but is that water common?

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Re: Ash Creek?
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2019, 09:27:36 AM »
After pulling out of Croton Springs and heading west, we crossed a bridge with a creek beneath.  I was surprised to see water on the north and south sides of the road flowing along.  I'm thinking it was Ash Creek and it eventually runs behind Sam Nail homestead area.  It drains from Slickrock Canyon area.  Am I right and does it usually have water?  I know it was a wet year but is that water common?

Only common in wet years. It's Cottonwood Creek, not Ash that runs behind Sam Nail.
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Re: Ash Creek?
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2019, 12:09:16 PM »
  It drains from Slickrock Canyon area. 

Ash drains towards the Slickrock Canyon direction and combines with Oak creek and the Slickrock drainage eventually runs into it and they flow on west into Rough Run.
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
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Re: Ash Creek?
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2019, 12:14:30 PM »
Thanks.  I was a bit surprised to see the water.  Wish now I would've stopped and walked down there and looked around.

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Re: Ash Creek?
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2019, 10:59:56 AM »
Thanks.  I was a bit surprised to see the water.  Wish now I would've stopped and walked down there and looked around.

A walk along Cottonwood Creek from the bridge to Sam Nail is nice in wet years.

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