|State||New South Wales|
|Region||New England Tablelands (IBRA), Northern Tablelands|
|Local government area||Walcha|
|Source||Great Dividing Range|
|⁃ location||near Dicks Hut|
|⁃ elevation||984 m (3,228 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Rowleys River|
|south of Yarrowitch|
|335 m (1,099 ft)|
|Length||21 km (13 mi)|
|River system||Manning 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.
- "Manning River catchments" (map). Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales.