Moppy River

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Moppy River
Morpey Creek[1]
Perennial river
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA New England Tablelands, NSW North Coast
Districts Upper Hunter, Mid North Coast
Local government area Mid-Coast Council
Part of Manning River catchment
Source Mount Royal Range, Great Dividing Range
 - location near Tunderbolts Lookout, Barrington Tops National Park
 - elevation 1,500 m (4,921 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Barrington River
 - location near Moppy
 - elevation 356 m (1,168 ft)
Length 22 km (14 mi)
National park Barrington Tops

Moppy River, a perennial river of the Manning River catchment, is located in the Upper Hunter district of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Moppy River rises in the Barrington Tops, on the eastern slopes of Mount Royal Range, south of Tunderbolts Lookout in the Barrington Tops National Park, and flows generally east before reaching its confluence with the Barrington River, near the village of Moppy. The river descends 1,140 metres (3,740 ft) over its 22 kilometres (14 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Moppy River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Moppy River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 31°56′S 151°30′E / 31.933°S 151.500°E / -31.933; 151.500