Overview of Lower Clear Creek Watershed

How large is the watershed?

31,302 acres
49 square miles

What is the land ownership?

Ownership Acres
National Park Service 8,896
Bureau of Land Management 3,600
City of Redding 200
Shasta County 40
State of California 74
Horsetown Preserve 27
Privately Owned:
Major Commercial Owners 8,065
Other Private 10,400

What are the main sub-watersheds?

Dog Gulch
Orofino Gulch
Paige Boulder Creek
Kanaka Creek
South Fork Clear Creek
Andrews Creek
Little Kanaka Creek
Stony Gulch
Niles Canyon
Five unnamed intermittent streams

Threatened and Endangered Species and Species of Special Concern which may occur in the Lower Clear Creek Watershed

Southern bald eagle
Osprey
Peregrine Falcon
Bank swallow
Long-eared owl
Spotted owl
Willow flycatcher
Yellow warbler
Yellow-breasted chat
Red-legged frog
Northwestern pond turtle
Pale big-eared bat
Pacific fisher
Chinook salmon spring run
Steelhead salmon
Silky crypthantha
Red Bluff dwarf rush
Diamorphic snapdragon