Mummel River

Mummel River, a watercourse of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands and Mid North Coast districts of New South Wales, Australia.

Mummel River
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands, NSW North Coast
DistrictNorthern Tablelands, Mid North Coast
Local government areaMid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
Sourcebelow Mount Sugarloaf, Great Dividing Range
  locationnear Devils Delight, southeast of Walcha
  elevation1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Cooplacurripa River
north of Giro, northwest of Taree
177 m (581 ft)
Length65 km (40 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment
  rightWilliams Creek (New South Wales)
National parksMummel Gulf, Cottan-Bimbang

Course and features

Mummel River rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, below Mount Sugarloaf, southeast of Walcha and flows generally south by west, southeast, and then south southeast, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its confluence with the Cooplacurripa River, north of Giro, northwest of Taree. The river descends 898 metres (2,946 ft) over its 65 kilometres (40 mi) course.[1]

See also


  1. "Map of Mummel River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

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