|Native name||Arroyo de Las Canoas|
|⁃ location||on the north slope of Black Mountain, 1.25 miles west of Zwang Peak in the Diablo Range., Fresno County|
|terminates in the Kettleman Plain, 6.2 miles northwest of Avenal, Fresno County|
|692 ft (211 m)|
Canoas Creek formerly known as Arroyo de Las Canoas (Creek of the Troughs) is a creek in Fresno County, California. Its source is on the north slope of Black Mountain, 1.25 miles west of Zwang Peak in the Diablo Range. Its course, in its canyon, runs almost directly northeast through Reef Ridge and the Kreyenhagen Hills, from which it flows north northeast into the Kettleman Plain where it turns north northwest 4.6 miles northwest of Avenal near the Kettleman Hills to terminate in the Kettleman Plain, 7.1 miles northwest of Avenal and 3000 feet east of Zapato Chino Creek.
- Canoas Creek mouth location from mapper.acme.com accessed December 4, 2011
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Canoas Creek
- William N. Abeloe, Mildred Brooke Hoover, H. E. Rensch, E. G. Rensch, Historic spots in California, 3rd Edition, Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1966, p. 89