|State||New South Wales|
|Region||South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Central West|
|Source||Great Dividing Range|
|⁃ location||near Shooters Hill|
|Mouth||confluence with the Abercrombie River|
|River system||Lachlan catchment,|
|National park||Abercrombie River NP|
The Retreat River rises on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Shooters Hill, and flows generally to the south-west, before reaching its confluence with the Abercrombie River, near Hadley.
- "Retreat River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
- "Place Name Search: Retreat River". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. Archived from the original on 5 April 2013. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
- "Abercrombie River National Park: Campgrounds". NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 February 2013.