White Rock River (New South Wales)

White Rock River, a perennial river of the Genoa River catchment, is located in the Monaro region of New South Wales, Australia.

White Rock River
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Monaro
Local government areaSnowy Monaro
Physical characteristics
SourceWhite Rock Mountain
  locationSouth East Forest National Park
  elevation729 m (2,392 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Genoa River
south of Tallawalla
407 m (1,335 ft)
Length18 km (11 mi)
Basin features
River systemGenoa River catchment
National parkSouth East Forest

Course and features

White Rock River rises within South East Forest National Park, below White Rock Mountain, northeast of Rockton and flows generally south and then south southwest before reaching its confluence with the Genoa River, south of Tallawalla. The river descends 322 metres (1,056 ft) over its 18 kilometres (11 mi) course.[2]

The Monaro Highway is situated adjacent to the river in its lower reaches; and the river is crossed by the Nungatta Road near Nungatta.[2]

See also


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

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