Location of the mouth
Aberfoyle River (Australia)
|State||New South Wales|
|IBRA||New England Tablelands|
|District||New England, Northern Tablelands|
|Source||Great Dividing Range|
|⁃ location||Llangothlin, north of Guyra|
|⁃ elevation||1,340 m (4,400 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Guy Fawkes River|
|below Chaelundi Mountain, within Guy Fawkes River National Park|
|374 m (1,227 ft)|
|Length||115 km (71 mi)|
|River system||Clarence River catchment|
|⁃ left||Kangaroo Hills Creek, Round Waterhole Creek|
|⁃ right||Nowlands Backwater|
|National park||Guy Fawkes River National Park|
Course and features
Aberfoyle River rises on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range, at Llangothlin, north of Guyra, and flows generally south southeast, east southeast, northeast, and east northeast, joined by three minor tributaries towards its confluence with the Guy Fawkes River, below Chaelundi Mountain, within Guy Fawkes River National Park. The river descends 971 metres (3,186 ft) over its 115 kilometres (71 mi) course.
The Devils Chimney in the Aberfoyle River gorge was declared an Aboriginal Place on 8 August 1980. An Aboriginal Place is an area of special significance to Aboriginal culture and declaration provides recognition of the significance of the area and its heritage values which relate to traditions, observances, customs, beliefs or history of Aboriginal people.
- "Aberfoyle River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
- "Aberfoyle River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
- "Guy Fawkes River National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area: Plan of management" (PDF). NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change. January 2009. p. 11. ISBN 978-1-74232-158-5. Retrieved 1 March 2013.