Maryland River

Maryland River is a watercourse of the Clarence River catchment in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia. Its upper reaches run close to the border between New South Wales and Queensland.

Maryland River
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands
DistrictNorthern Tablelands
local government areaTenterfield
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
Source confluenceMaryland Creek and Ruby Creek
  locationnear Maryland
  elevation821 m (2,694 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Boonoo Boonoo River to form the Clarence River
east of Rivertree
249 m (817 ft)
Length65 km (40 mi)
Basin features
River systemClarence River catchment
  leftFive Mile Creek (New South Wales), Cullendore Creek
  rightHerding Yard Creek, Billys Creek
National parkMaryland National Park

Course and features

Formed through the confluence of Maryland Creek and Ruby Creek, Maryland River rises on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Maryland, and flows generally northeast and then southeast, joined by four minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Boonoo Boonoo River to form the Clarence River, east of Rivertree. The river descends 572 metres (1,877 ft) over its 65 kilometres (40 mi) course;[1] and flows through the Maryland National Park in its upper reaches.

See also


  1. "Map of Maryland River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 March 2013.

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