Campbells River flowing under the O'Connell Plains Road bridge at The Lagoon, near Bathurst
|Name origin: In honour of Elizabeth Macquarie|
|State||New South Wales|
|IBRA||South Eastern Highlands|
|Part of||Upper Macquarie catchment, Murray–Darling basin|
|- right||Wisemans Creek|
|- location||near Black Springs|
|- elevation||1,180 m (3,871 ft)|
|- location||near Bathurst|
|- elevation||706 m (2,316 ft)|
|Length||81.6 km (51 mi)|
|Reservoir||Ben Chifley Dam|
The river rises on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range about 6.4 kilometres (4.0 mi) south of Black Springs. It flows generally north by west, joined by one tributary, the Wisemans Creek, towards its confluence with the Fish River 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) south–south–east of Bathurst to become the Macquarie River; descending 473 metres (1,552 ft) over its 82 kilometres (51 mi) course.
The river is impounded by Ben Chifley Dam upstream of Bathurst and carries water released from the dam for Bathurst's potable water supply.
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