|Part of||Burdekin River|
|- left||Harry Creek, Wyandotte Creek, Little Limestone Creek, Gorge Creek, Sandy Creek (Queensland), Stockyard Creek (Queensland)|
|- right||Ezzy Creek, Jacko Creek|
|Source||Great Dividing Range|
|- location||below Kings Knob|
|- elevation||750 m (2,461 ft)|
|Mouth||confluence with the Burdekin River|
|- location||north of Charters Towers|
|- elevation||277 m (909 ft)|
|Length||179 km (111 mi)|
|Basin||2,900 km2 (1,120 sq mi)|
Location of Basalt River mouth in Queensland
The Basalt River is a river located in North Queensland, Australia. The river rises on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range and flows generally east into the Burdekin River about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Charters Towers. The river has a length of 179 kilometres (111 mi) and a catchment size of 2,900 square kilometres (1,100 sq mi).
The river catchment is mostly used for livestock grazing. The river contains a number of large, permanent, deep and clear waterholes.
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