Blackmud Creek

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Blackmud Creek is a creek in Edmonton that flows into Whitemud Creek.[1] The creek starts at Saunders Lake East of Nisku and runs Northwest into the City, joining Whitemud Creek in the neighborhood of Twin Brooks.

Blackmud Creek's name is an accurate preservation of its native Cree-language name kas-ki-te-oo asiski.[2]


Edmonton neighbourhoods overlooking Blackmud Creek form north to south include:


  1. ^ "Blackmud Creek". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. 
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 21. 

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Coordinates: 53°27′17″N 113°32′48″W / 53.45472°N 113.54667°W / 53.45472; -113.54667