watershed

McCarthy Creek

Zone: Zone 3

Approximate length of streams: 12.2 miles
Watershed Area: 2,852 acres

The Multnomah County Goal 5 Inventory, January 1994, includes “McCarthy Creek (Class I reach; R1W sections 18, 19, 30 & 31)” and “‘Sheltered Nook’ tributary of McCarthy Creek (in R2W sections 19 & 24)” among the Protected Water Resource and Wetland Sites. The Multnomah County Goal 5 Inventory, January 1994, Potentially Significant Water Resource and Wetland Sites includes “McCarthy Creek tributaries and watersheds (except Class I reaches & ‘Sheltered Nook’ tributary in sections 19 & 24)”.

McCarthy Creek was included in a 9 Stream Inventory completed in 1990.