The Fox River is a river in the Buller District of New Zealand. It arises in the Paparoa Range near Mount Dewar and flows north-west through the Paparoa National Park to the Tasman Sea at Woodpecker Bay The river passes through a spectacular gorge. The northern branch of the river has limestone caves containing stalactite and stalagmite formations. The river was named after William Fox, a gold prospector.
A hiking track leads from State Highway 6 near the mouth of the river up to the caves.
- ^ Peter Dowling (editor) (2004). Reed New Zealand Atlas. Reed Books. pp. map 63. ISBN 0-7900-0952-8.
- ^ Discover New Zealand:A Wises Guide (9th ed.). 1994. p. 296.
- ^ "Fox River Caves". Retrieved 22 July 2009.
Coordinates: 42°02′28″S 171°23′52″E / 42.04111°S 171.39778°E