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Hidden Water - Salt Lake County Water Drainages
  • Drainage: big cottonwood (and)
  • Date: 2008-10-31
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    • Argenta dam site

    • BC017
    • Argenta dam site
    • Water developers once called for a dam and reservoir at Argenta. Storing 12,000 acre-feet of water and covering 143 acres, the lake would have stretched back 1.25 miles to Cardiff Fork. The plan was voted down in a bond election after the Utah...
    • Canyon; dam; reservoir
    • Cardiff Fork debris

    • BC012
    • Cardiff Fork debris
    • In autumn when streamflows diminish, tributary creeks can appear placid. Yet remnant debris signals the ferocity of falling water in late spring and early summer.
    • Canyon
    • Cardiff Fork in autumn

    • BC013
    • Cardiff Fork in autumn
    • Like many tributary drainages in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Cardiff Fork once was the location of feverish prospecting for precious metals.
    • Canyon
    • Doughnut Falls

    • BC011
    • Doughnut Falls
    • Doughnut Falls in the Cardiff Fork drainage is a popular hiking destination.
    • Canyon; recreational use
    • Reynolds Flat

    • BC015
    • Reynolds Flat
    • Three drainages empty into Reynolds Flat Mill D South Fork (Cardiff Fork), Mill D North Fork and Days Fork. The open area provides space for two popular Forest Service campgrounds: Spruces and Jordan Pines.
    • Canyon; flood plain; recreational use

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