Pipers Creek (New South Wales)

The Pipers Creek, a watercourse[1] that is part of the Hastings River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Pipers Creek (New South Wales)
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast
Local government areaKempsey
Physical characteristics
  locationBallengarra State Forest
  elevation180 m (590 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Maria River
near Telegraph Point
3 m (9.8 ft)
Length32 km (20 mi)
Basin features
River systemHastings River catchment
[1] [2]

Course and features

Pipers Creek rises about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northwest of the Ballengarra trigonometry station, within the Ballengarra State Forest. The river flows generally east by south and then south before reaching its confluence with the Maria River[1] north northeast of Telegraph Point. The river descends 177 metres (581 ft) over its 32 kilometres (20 mi) course.[2]

The Pacific Highway transverses the river near Kundabung.[2]

See also


  1. "Pipers Creek (New South Wales)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Pipers Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 6 October 2013.

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