PENA COLORADO CREEK
PEÑA COLORADO CREEK. Peña Colorado Creek rises in the Glass Mountains just east of Gilliland Peak in northern Brewster County (at 30°22' N, 103°18' W) and runs southwest for thirty-two miles, passing just west of Marathon before reaching its mouth on Maravillas Creek, just southwest of Simpson Springs Mountain and four miles west of U.S. Highway 385 (at 30°01' N, 103°20' W). The stream is intermittent for its first eighteen and last ten miles, but flows perennially for four miles beginning one mile upstream of Peña Colorado Springs.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."PENA COLORADO CREEK," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rbp66), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history everyday,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles