Have you found the books Clark gave to elementary school libraries? This year’s book is Drop: An Adventure through the Water Cycle

To see the Clark County watershed to which your school belongs, choose from the drop down menu or click the watershed names to highlight areas on the map.

  • Lacamas Creek
  • Salmon Creek
  • Burnt Bridge Creek
  • Columbia Slope
  • East Fork Lewis River
  • Little Washougal River
  • Lakeshore
  • Gee Creek
  • Cedar Creek
  • Washougal River
  • Whipple Creek
  • Vancouver Lake
  • Flume Creek
  • Gibbons Creek
  • Allen Canyon Creek
Map of Clark County Schools in Clark County Lacamas Creek Watershed Salmon Creek Watershed Burnt Bridge Creek Watershed Columbia Slope Watershed East Fork Lewis River Watershed Little Washougal River Watershed Lakeshore Watershed Gee Creek Watershed Cedar Creek Watershed Washougal River Watershed Whipple Creek Watershed Vancouver Lake Watershed Flume Creed Watershed Gibbons Creek Watershed Allen Canyon Creek Watershed

Lacamas Creek Watershed

  • Drains 67 miles
  • Creek flows 12.5 miles into Lacamas and Round Lakes
  • Drains to Washougal River

Salmon Creek Watershed

  • Drains 89 square miles
  • Flows westward for 26 miles from Elkhorn Mountain
  • Empties into Lake River

Burnt Bridge Creek Watershed

  • Covers 28 square miles
  • Starts in ditches that drain a wetland area between NE 112th Avenue and NE 164th Avenue
  • Creek flows west for 13 miles through Vancouver into Vancouver Lake

Columbia Slope Watershed

  • Covers 25 square miles
  • Follows Mill Plain Boulevard from Vancouver to Camas
  • Drains to Columbia River

East Fork Lewis River Watershed

  • Drains 212 square miles in Clark and Skamania counties
  • Originates in Gifford Pinchot National Forest
  • East Fork Lewis River flows 43 miles west before draining to Columbia River

Little Washougal River Watershed

  • Drains 24.5 square miles
  • Flows from the Cascade Range into the Washougal River
  • About 91% of this watershed is forested and undeveloped

Lakeshore Watershed

  • Drains 3.6 square miles
  • Contains small streams and springs and drains into Vancouver Lake
  • The watershed is mainly covered by hard surfaces due to development

Gee Creek Watershed

  • Small tributary to Columbia River
  • Originates in hills near I-5, runs through Ridgefield, and empties into the Columbia River flood plain
  • Has a drainage basin of 8.7 square miles

Cedar Creek Watershed

  • Broken into three watersheds: Middle, Lower, and East Fork
  • About 88% of the watersheds are covered in forest with few developed areas
  • All three watersheds drain into the Lewis River

Washougal River Watershed

  • Drains 50 square miles in Clark County (and 162 in Skamania)
  • Washougal River starts in Gifford Pinchot National Forest
  • Empties into Columbia River in Camas

Whipple Creek Watershed

  • Drains the hills east of I-5 to Lake River
  • Drains 12 square miles
  • Part of West Slope Watershed

Vancouver Lake and Lake River Watershed

  • Drains 31 square miles
  • Located in western Clark County in Columbia River flood plain
  • Water flows from Vancouver Lake into Lake River and then the Columbia River (although the Columbia’s tidal effect can reverse the flow)

Flume Creek Watershed

  • Flows westward into Lake River
  • Watershed is rapidly changing due to high development in the area
  • Watershed is small and classified as a subwatershed

Gibbons Creek Watershed

  • Drains 13 miles in SE Clark County
  • Drains to Columbia River
  • Made up of small lakes and ponds

Allen Canyon Creek Watershed

  • Drains 6.1 square miles
  • Subwatershed includes Lake Rosannah (formerly Mud Lake)
  • Drains into the Lewis River