Rowleys River

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

Rowleys River
Number Two River[1]
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands, NSW North Coast
DistrictNorthern Tablelands, Mid North Coast
Local government areasWalcha, Port Macquarie-Hastings
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationsoutheast of Yarrowitch
  elevation984 m (3,228 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Nowendoc River
southeast of Nowendoc
335 m (1,099 ft)
Length21 km (13 mi)
Basin features
River systemManning River catchment
  leftCells River
  rightBurns Creek
National parksMummel Gulf, Cottan-Bimbang, Tapin Tops

Course and features

Rowleys River rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, southeast of Yarrowitch, and flows generally south southeast, joined by two tributaries including the Cells River, before reaching its confluence with the Nowendoc River, southeast of Nowendoc. The river descends 864 metres (2,835 ft) over its 71 kilometres (44 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Rowleys River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. "Map of Rowleys River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 15 March 2013.

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