|State||New South Wales|
|IBRA||NSW North Coast|
|District||Mid North Coast|
|local government area||Port Macquarie-Hastings|
|Source||Mount Boss, Gibraltar Range|
|⁃ location||northwest of the hamlet of Pappinbarra Junction|
|⁃ elevation||392 m (1,286 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Hastings River|
|16 m (52 ft)|
|Length||62 km (39 mi)|
|River system||Hastings River catchment|
|National Park||Werrikimbe NP|
Course and features
Pappinbarra River rises below Mount Boss on the slopes of the Gibraltar Range within the Werrikimbe National Park, northwest of the hamlet of Pappinbarra Junction, and flows generally southeast before reaching its confluence with the Hastings River, near Beechwood. The river descends 376 metres (1,234 ft) over its 58 kilometres (36 mi) course.
- "Camden Haven and Hastings River catchments" (map). Office of Environment and Heritage. Government of New South Wales.