Little River (Wollondilly)

The Little River, a perennial river[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Tomahawk Creek, The Little River, Unga Creek
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Southern Highlands
Local government areaWollondilly
Physical characteristics
SourceNattai Tableland
  locationnorth of Hilltop, near Bargo
  elevation602 m (1,975 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Nattai River
127 m (417 ft)
Length27 km (17 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
National parkNattai National Park

Course and features

The Little River rises north of the locality of Hilltop and west of the Hume Freeway near Bargo, and flows generally north northeast and then north northwest, before reaching its confluence with the Nattai River south of the locality of Nattai. The river descends 475 metres (1,558 ft) over its 27-kilometre (17 mi) course.[2]

The river flows through the Nattai National Park and is a source of water for the Sydney region.

See also


  1. "Little River (Wollondilly LGA)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013.
  2. "Little River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013.

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