Burke River (New South Wales)
|State||New South Wales|
|Region||Sydney Basin (IBRA), Southern Highlands|
|⁃ location||near Mount Murray|
|⁃ elevation||635 m (2,083 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Nepean River|
|324 m (1,063 ft)|
|Length||22 km (14 mi)|
|River system||Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment|
|⁃ right||Little Burke River (New South Wales)|
The Burke River rises on the western slopes of Macquarie Pass, below Mount Murray, and flows generally to the north, before reaching its confluence with the Nepean River, as it is impounded by Lake Nepean. The river descends 312 metres (1,024 ft) over its 22-kilometre (14 mi) course.
The river flows within the Water Supply Reserve of Greater Sydney.