Boyd River (New South Wales)

Boyd River, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Boyd River
Little River[1]
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands
DistrictNorthern Tablelands
MunicipalityClarence Valley
Physical characteristics
Source confluenceSara River with Guy Fawkes River
  locationwithin Guy Fawkes River National Park
  coordinates29°56′30″S 152°16′19″E
  elevation326 m (1,070 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Nymboida River
at Buccarumbi, west of Coutts Crossing
29°50′15″S 152°35′25″E
159 m (522 ft)
Length64 km (40 mi)
Basin features
River systemClarence River catchment
  rightChandlers Creek
National parksGuy Fawkes River NP, Chaelundi NP


Formed by the confluence of the Sara River and the Guy Fawkes River, Boyd River rises within Guy Fawkes River National Park and Chaelundi National Park, below the Dorrigo Plateau within the Great Dividing Range, east southeast of Glen Innes, and flows generally to the north and east, joined by one minor tributary towards its confluence with Nymboida River, at Buccarumbi, west of Coutts Crossing.[1] The river descends 167 metres (548 ft) over its 68 kilometres (42 mi) course.[2]

See also


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

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