Retreat River

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Little River[1][2]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), Central West
LGA Oberon
Part of Lachlan catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location near Shooters Hill
Mouth confluence with the Abercrombie River
 - location near Hadley
 - coordinates 34°0′14.33″S 149°46′32.49″E / 34.0039806°S 149.7756917°E / -34.0039806; 149.7756917Coordinates: 34°0′14.33″S 149°46′32.49″E / 34.0039806°S 149.7756917°E / -34.0039806; 149.7756917
National park Abercrombie River NP
Retreat River is located in New South Wales
Retreat River
The mouth of the Retreat River located in New South Wales

The Retreat River, a perennial stream[1][2] that is part of the Lachlan catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the central western region of New South Wales, in eastern Australia.

The Retreat River rises on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, near Shooters Hill, and flows generally to the south-west, before reaching its confluence with the Abercrombie River, near Hadley.

The river flows adjacent to the Abercrombie River National Park, with access at The Sink campground.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Retreat River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Place Name Search: Retreat River". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Abercrombie River National Park: Campgrounds". NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 February 2013.