Back River (Tamworth)

Back River, a perennial stream of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Back River
Barnard Gully, Back Creek[1]
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands
DistrictNorthern Tablelands
Local government areaTamworth Regional
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationnear Hanging Rock, east of Nundle
  elevation1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Barnard River
548 m (1,798 ft)
Length21 km (13 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment

Course and features

Back River on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Hanging Rock, east of Nundle, and flows generally east and then southeast before reaching its confluence with the Barnard River. The river descends 649 metres (2,129 ft) over its 21 kilometres (13 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Back River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Back River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 March 2013.

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