PINE CREEK (LAMAR COUNTY)
PINE CREEK (Lamar County). Pine Creek rises (at 33°38' N, 95°42' W) in western Lamar County two miles north of Brookston and runs northeast for twenty-five miles to its mouth (at 33°52' N, 95°18' W) on the Red River, in the northwestern corner of Red River County. Seven miles from its mouth and three miles north of Paris, Pine Creek is dammed to form Lake Crook. The stream initially traverses flat to gently sloping terrain with some locally steep scarps, surfaced by soils that vary from dark clays to deep loams over clay; vegetation in this area is mainly mesquite and grasses. Towards its mouth the stream descends to low-lying floodplains, surfaced by sands and gravels. Here grow water-tolerant hardwoods and conifers.
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