Burns Creek

Burns Creek, a watercourse of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Burns Creek
StateNew South Wales
RegionNew England Tablelands (IBRA), Northern Tablelands
Local government areaWalcha
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationnear Dicks Hut
  elevation984 m (3,228 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Rowleys River
south of Yarrowitch
335 m (1,099 ft)
Length21 km (13 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment

Course and features

The Burns Creek rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) northeast by north from the locality of Dicks Hut. The river flows generally southeast through Enfield State Forest, then south and east southeast before reaching its confluence with the Rowleys River, in remote country, south southeast of Yarrowitch. The river descends 648 metres (2,126 ft) over its 21 kilometres (13 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Burns Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Burns River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 17 October 2013.

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