Bedford Creek

The Bedford Creek, a perennial stream of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia.

StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Blue Mountains
MunicipalityCity of Blue Mountains
Physical characteristics
SourceBodington Hill
  locationbetween Bullaburra and Wentworth Falls
  elevation590 m (1,940 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Glen Erskine Creek to form the Erskine Creek
near Mount Gibson, south of Woodford
323 m (1,060 ft)
Length22 km (14 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
National parkBlue Mountains NP


The Bedford Creek (officially designated as a river[3]) rises near Bodington Hill, between Bullaburra and Wentworth Falls, and flows generally south-east and south, before reaching its confluence with the Glen Erskine Creek to form the Erskine Creek, in remote country south-east of Mount Gibson, south of Woodford. The river descends 267 metres (876 ft) over its 22-kilometre (14 mi) course.[2]

The river is entirely contained within the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park.[4]

See also


  1. "Place Name Search: Bedford Creek". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. 2010. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  2. "Map of Bedford Creek". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Digital Atlas Pty Limited. 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  3. "Bedford Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  4. "Blue Mountains National Park: Sector map: Woodford". NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 December 2013.

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