LITTLE RED RIVER
LITTLE RED RIVER. The Little Red River, an intermittent stream, begins at the confluence of its north and south prongs (at 34°27' N, 101°03' W) in the breaks of the Llano Estacado in southeastern Briscoe County. It runs northeast for thirty miles to its mouth (at 34°34' N, 100°36' W) on the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River in central Hall County. The creek traverses flood-prone flat terrain with local shallow depressions. The local clayey and sandy loam soils support water-tolerant hardwoods, conifers, and grasses. The creek was formerly part of the old Quitaque (Lazy F) Ranch owned by Charles Goodnight.
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