Timbarra River (New South Wales)

Timbarra River, a mostly perennial stream of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Timbarra River
Rocky River[1]
StateNew South Wales
IBRANew England Tablelands
DistrictNorthern Tablelands
local government areaTenterfield
Physical characteristics
SourceGibraltar Range, Great Dividing Range
  locationeast of Bald Nob
  elevation1,040 m (3,410 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Clarence River
south southwest of Tabulam
114 m (374 ft)
Length169 km (105 mi)
Basin features
River systemClarence River catchment
  leftMorven Creek, Macleods Creek, Plumbago Creek, Nobles Creek
National parkGibraltar Range NP

Course and features

Timbarra River rises on the slopes of Gibraltar Range, east of Bald Nob, and flows generally north northeast, joined by four minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Clarence River, south southwest of Tabulam. The river descends 923 metres (3,028 ft) over its 169 kilometres (105 mi) course;[2] and flows through the Gibraltar Range National Park in its upper reaches. Between Tenterfield and Grafton, the course of Timbarra River flows adjacent to the Bruxner Highway.

See also


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

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