Guide to San Francisco Bay Area Creeks

Atherton Channel Watershed Map

The Atherton soil is very porous and there is relatively less pavement and fewer roofs per acre than other towns, so there was no creek running through town. The Atherton Channel largely collects runoff from the streets.

Atherton Channel Map

Portion of Creek & Watershed Map of Palo Alto & Vicinity -- Purchase Printed Map

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