Wheatfield Fork Gualala River

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Coordinates: 38°42′5″N 123°24′57″W / 38.70139°N 123.41583°W / 38.70139; -123.41583
Wheatfield Fork Gualala River
stream
Country United States
State California
Region Sonoma County
Tributaries
 - left House Creek
Source
 - location 8 mi (10 km) southwest of Cloverdale, California
 - elevation 1,700 ft (518 m)
 - coordinates 38°44′53″N 123°8′43″W / 38.74806°N 123.14528°W / 38.74806; -123.14528 [1]
Mouth South Fork Gualala River
 - location east of Sea Ranch, California
 - elevation 59 ft (18 m) [1]
 - coordinates 38°42′5″N 123°24′57″W / 38.70139°N 123.41583°W / 38.70139; -123.41583 [1]

The Wheatfield Fork Gualala River is a 35.1-mile-long (56.5 km)[2] stream in the mountains of western Sonoma County, California which empties into the South Fork Gualala River just east of Sea Ranch, California.

Course[edit]

Tributaries include:

  • Fuller Creek
  • Haupt Creek
  • Tobacco Creek
  • Elk Creek
  • House Creek
  • Wolf Creek
  • Tombs Creek

History[edit]

Habitat and pollution[edit]

As of 2000, the Wheatfield Fork and all its major tributaries supported steelhead trout.[3]

Bridges[edit]

The Wheatfield Fork is spanned by a 572-foot (174 m) bridge at Annapolis Road about 1.7 mi (3 km) east of State Route 1. The bridge was built in 1974.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wheatfield Fork Gualala River
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 9, 2011
  3. ^ Cox, Bill (2000). "Major Streams in Sonoma County". Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  4. ^ "National Bridge Inventory Database". Retrieved 2008-01-31.