Willow Creek (Colorado)

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Willow Creek[1]
Physical characteristics
Main source 40°14′45″N 105°59′35″W / 40.24583°N 105.99306°W / 40.24583; -105.99306
River mouth Confluence with Colorado River
7,936 ft (2,419 m)
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
Basin features
Progression Colorado

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