Pappinbarra River

Pappinbarra River, a perennial stream of the Hastings River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Pappinbarra River
Pappinbarra Creek, Left Arm of Pappinbarra Creek[1]
StateNew South Wales
IBRANSW North Coast
DistrictMid North Coast
local government areaPort Macquarie-Hastings
Physical characteristics
SourceMount Boss, Gibraltar Range
  locationnorthwest of the hamlet of Pappinbarra Junction
  elevation392 m (1,286 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Hastings River
near Beechwood
16 m (52 ft)
Length62 km (39 mi)
Basin features
River systemHastings River catchment
National ParkWerrikimbe 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.[2]

See also


  1. "Pappinbarra River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Pappinbarra River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 March 2013.

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