Little Pine Creek is a tributary of Pine Creek in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Little Pine Creek is formed by the confluence of Blockhouse Creek and Texas Creek. A dam upstream of the station on the creek has created a 94-acre lake for fishing, boating, and swimming. Little Pine Creek enters Pine Creek in the deepest part of the Pine Creek Gorge, also known as the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, at Waterville, Pennsylvania.
Monitored Drainage Area: 180 square miles
Population (2010): 1,734
Total Stream Length: 305.6 miles
146.2 miles are designated as High Quality Cold Water Fisheries
155.5 miles are designated as Cold Water Fisheries
3.9 miles are designated as Trout Stocked Fisheries
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 251.2 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 38 hrs. 53 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 41
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 19 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone