Matadero Creek

Matadero Creek is a stream originating in the foothills of the in , United States. The creek flows in a northeasterly direction for 8 miles until it enters the Palo Alto Flood Basin, where it joins Adobe Creek in the Palo Alto Baylands at the north end of the Mayfield Slough, just before its culmination in southwest .

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
California Avenue is a Caltrain located in . is situated 3000 feet northwest of Matadero Creek. Photo: Barabas, CC BY 3.0.

is an outdoor athletic stadium in , on the campus of Stanford University. is situated 1½ miles northwest of Matadero Creek. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The is a private museum where the company Hewlett-Packard was founded. is situated 1½ miles northwest of Matadero Creek. Photo: Harshalgawande, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a French restaurant with only five tables. in specialising in French gastronomy. is situated 3100 feet northwest of Matadero Creek.

Localities in the Area

is a neighborhood in the city of , adjacent to Stanford University.

is a registered historic district in that contains homes that were built by Stanford University professors. is situated 1½ miles northwest of Matadero Creek. Photo: Sanfranman59, CC BY-SA 3.0.

lies in the South Bay and the southern of the San Francisco Bay Area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Matadero Creek

37.4241° or 37° 25' 26.8" north
-122.1336° or 122° 8' 0.9" west
26 feet (8 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Hebrew: נחל מטדרו
  • Arroyo Del Matadero
  • Arroyo de Matadera
  • Madera Creek
  • Maladero Creek
  • Matadera Creek

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