East Sandy Creek
Location
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • coordinates41°21′04″N 79°26′57″W / 41.35111°N 79.44917°W / 41.35111; -79.44917
 • elevation1,620 feet (490 m)
Mouth 
 • location
Allegheny River
 • coordinates
41°19′59″N 79°46′07″W / 41.33306°N 79.76861°W / 41.33306; -79.76861Coordinates: 41°19′59″N 79°46′07″W / 41.33306°N 79.76861°W / 41.33306; -79.76861
 • elevation
942 feet (287 m)
Basin features
River systemAllegheny River

East Sandy Creek is a tributary of the Allegheny River in Northwestern Pennsylvania in the United States.[1]

East Sandy Creek joins the Allegheny River approximately 5 miles (8 km) downstream of Franklin.[1]

The East Sandy Creek Rapids are rated for paddlers with a usual difficulty of I-II (for normal flows).[2]

Political subdivisions

The political subdivisions traverses, given in the order they are encountered traveling downstream, are as follows:

Tributaries

The named tributaries of East Sandy Creek, given in the order they are encountered traveling downstream, are as follows:

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Gertler, Edward. Keystone Canoeing, Seneca Press, 2004. ISBN 0-9749692-0-6
  2. ^ "American Whitewater - Van to Allegheny River, East Sandy Creek Pennsylvania, US". Retrieved 2012-04-05.
  3. ^ "Washington Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ "Elk Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  5. ^ "Pinegrove Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  6. ^ "Ashland Township, Clarion County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  7. ^ "Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  8. ^ "Rockland Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  9. ^ "Richland Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  10. ^ "Prairie Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  11. ^ "Cogley Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  12. ^ "Little East Sandy Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  13. ^ "Tarkiln Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  14. ^ "Pine Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  15. ^ "Shaw Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  16. ^ "Shannon Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  17. ^ "Pryor Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  18. ^ "Halls Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  19. ^ "Browns Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  20. ^ "Porcupine Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  21. ^ "Burford Run". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.