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Storm water (left), Mill Creek (center) and the Upper Irrigation Canal (right) converge. Streambeds can act as conduits for storm and irrigation water.
2008-05-13
Most land adjacent to Mill Creek is private, and owners often demonstrate their rights.
2008-05-13
Houses in Salt Lake Valley often encroach on the stream.
2008-05-13
One Thousand Springs is a warm-water spring that doesn't freeze in winter.
2008-02-08
The water from One Thousand Springs is warm enough to support pond vegetation in winter.
2008-02-08
The trail from Elbow Fork to Bowman Fork traverses lush undergrowth in summer. Undergrowth helps stabilize the watershed. If slopes are denuded, water runs off more quickly and increases stream sedimentation.
2008-07-08
A sign reminds valley residents that we all leave downstream.
2008-05-13
Channelization of streams can help mitigate lateral flooding during periods of bankfull discharge.
2008-05-13
Sometimes residents choose to separate themselves from streams.
2008-05-13
Mill Creek borders Fitts Park on its north and south sides.
2008-05-13
Park landscapers dug a trench at the east end of the park to route part of Mill Creek's flow so that it encircles the park.
2008-05-13
This picnic shelter is located in Rotary Park at the end of City Creek Canyon Rd.
2008-09-16
Rotary Park was created by the Salt Lake Rotary Club for public use in the 1920s.
2008-09-16
The Salt Lake Rotary Club built this reacreational area at the end of City Creek Canyon Rd. for public use between 1922 and 1927.

This concrete bridge on City Creek Canyon Rd. spans the creek near Weeping Rock Memorial Grotto
2008-09-16
Salt Lake City's first water treatment plant built in 1953 & upgraded in 2006. Above the plant the canyon & creek are designated as a Protected Watershed.
2008-09-16
A view of City Creek Canyon drainage looking northeast from East Capitol Blvd.
2010-01-19
Due to its proximity to downtown Salt Lake City City Creek Canyon Rd. is extensively for recreation.
2009-09-21
City Creek meanders through Memory Grove Park before flowing into City Creek Park.
2008-08-11
This pond formed by City Creek in Memory Grove Park is a popular place for dog owners
2008-08-11
This Greek Revival meditation chapel, the gift of the Beason family who lost their son in WWII, was dedicated in 1948
2008-08-28
Built in 1890 as a stable and shed for a Salt Lake contractor, this building was acquired by Salt Lake City Corp. in 1902. It was eventually remodeled and leased by the city. It has been a reception center since the 1990s.
2008-08-28
The north end of City Creek Park.
2008-08-28
Entry gate to Memory Grove Park designed by architect Slack Windburn.
2008-08-28
The south end of City Creek Park.
2008-08-28
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