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Oil Creek is a 46.7-mile (75.2 km) tributary of the Allegheny River that flows through Crawford, Venango Counties in Pennsylvania. It has a drainage area of 319 square miles (830 km2) and joins the Allegheny in Oil City. Other main attractions along the river include the Drake Well Museum and Oil Creek State Park. The creek itself was named after oil that was found along the banks of the creek prior to the historic finding of oil by Edwin Drake in Titusville, Pennsylvania, which Oil Creek flows through.
Oil Creek is popular with canoeists and fishers. The creek is rated as a beginners creek for those interested in learning how to safely use canoes and kayaks. Oil Creek is a cold water fishery with bass and trout living in its waters. All anglers are expected to follow the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.