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Gold Gulch Creek consists of about 2.6 stream miles and is tributary to the San Lorenzo River. It flows east, entering the San Lorenzo south of the town of Felton.
Gold has been found here. This creek may have been nick-named Limestore Creek as late as 1927. In more recent times, Gold Gulch Creek has been considered as a site to be developed as a fish habitat. Specifically steelhead. However the water flow is usually too low to support the idea. The ecosystem of Gold Gulch Creek has been monitored for over 30 years and has been found to be safe for fish. The Environmental Protection Agency still lists it as "partial" for "SPAWNING, REPRODUCTION, AND/OR EARLY DEVELOPMENT."
While there have been mills constructed on the creek in the early years of Felton, there are no commercial ventures connected with the creek currently.
The creek itself is non-navigational.
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