Guide to San Francisco Bay Area Creeks

Upper Alameda Creek

The Upper Alameda Creek Watershed is managed by the San Francisco PUC as part of the Hetch Hetchy water system. It extends from Sunol south to surround Mt. Hamilton. Most of the land is owned by the PUC or ranchers. There is very little development or access other than Sunol Regional Park.

This area includes:
Calaveras Creek, Calaveras Reservoir, Indian Creek, Indian Joe Creek, Isabel Creek, Leyden Creek, Pirate Creek, San Antonio Creek, San Antonio Reservoir, Sheridan Creek, Smith Creek, Sulphur Creek, Valpe Creek, Welch Creek.

Watershed Maps, click to enlarge
Alameda Creek Watershed Map
Alameda Creek Watershed Map
Upper Alameda Creek at Sunol

Information Resources:

Alameda Creek Alliance
Sunol/Niles Dam Removal Project Draft EIR
Calaveras Dam Replacement Project
Alameda Watershed Management Plan - SFPUC
Alameda Creek Regional Trail
Alameda Creek Restoration - CEMAR
Alameda Creek -WISE
Steelhead Restoration Potential
Status of Steelhead & Salmon in Alameda County
Tale of Two Creeks

East Bay Regional Resources

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