Lake Crabtree

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Lake Crabtree
Location Cary, North Carolina,
United States
Coordinates 35°50′13″N 78°47′59″W / 35.83694°N 78.79972°W / 35.83694; -78.79972Coordinates: 35°50′13″N 78°47′59″W / 35.83694°N 78.79972°W / 35.83694; -78.79972
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Crabtree Creek, Haleys Branch, Stirrup Iron Creek
Primary outflows Crabtree Creek
Basin countries United States
Surface area 520 acres (210 ha)
Average depth 6.5 ft (2.0 m)[1]
Max. depth 13 ft (4.0 m)
Shore length1 ~5 mi (8.0 km)[2]
Surface elevation 282 ft (86 m)[3]
References [1][2][3]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Crabtree is a 520-acre (2.1 km2) reservoir in Cary, North Carolina. In order to alleviate the possibility of flooding, it was constructed in 1989 by the Natural Resources Conservation Service via damming the Crabtree Creek. It is currently within the Lake Crabtree County Park and provides sailing and recreation opportunities to nearby residents.


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  2. ^ a b Gmaps Pedometer
  3. ^ a b EarthTools

U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Crabtree