Moppy River

Moppy River, a perennial river of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Upper Hunter district of New South Wales, Australia.

Moppy River
Morpey Creek[1]
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands, NSW North Coast
DistrictUpper Hunter, Mid North Coast
Local government areaMid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
SourceMount Royal Range, Great Dividing Range
  locationnear Tunderbolts Lookout, Barrington Tops National Park
  elevation1,500 m (4,900 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Barrington River
near Moppy
356 m (1,168 ft)
Length22 km (14 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment
National parkBarrington Tops

Course and features

Moppy River rises in the Barrington Tops, on the eastern slopes of Mount Royal Range, south of Tunderbolts Lookout in the Barrington Tops National Park, and flows generally east before reaching its confluence with the Barrington River, near the village of Moppy. The river descends 1,140 metres (3,740 ft) over its 22 kilometres (14 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Moppy River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Moppy River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

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