Horse Creek (Colorado)

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Horse Creek[1]
Basin features
Main source 38°59′32″N 104°18′59″W / 38.99222°N 104.31639°W / 38.99222; -104.31639
River mouth Confluence with Arkansas
3,944 ft (1,202 m)
38°04′22″N 103°19′35″W / 38.07278°N 103.32639°W / 38.07278; -103.32639Coordinates: 38°04′22″N 103°19′35″W / 38.07278°N 103.32639°W / 38.07278; -103.32639
Progression ArkansasMississippi
Basin size 1,421 sq mi (3,680 km2)

Horse Creek is a 129-mile-long (208 km)[2] tributary of the Arkansas River that flows from a source south of Calhan in the Holcolm Hills of El Paso County, Colorado. It flows east and south to a confluence with the Arkansas in Otero County west of Las Animas

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Horse Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed March 31, 2011