Tarlo River

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Middle Arm Creek, Upper Tarlo Creek, Tarlo Creek, Cookbundoon River[1]
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Sydney Basin (IBRA), Southern Tablelands
District Southern Highlands
Local government areas Upper Lachlan, Wollondilly
Part of Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment
 - left Stony Creek (Wollondilly)
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location Middle Arm east of Crookwell
 - elevation 787 m (2,582 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Wollondilly River
 - location Mount Penong, east of Taralga
 - elevation 395 m (1,296 ft)
Length 92 km (57 mi)
National park Tarlo River National Park

The Tarlo River, a perennial river[1] that is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Southern Tablelands and Southern Highlands regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Tarlo River rises within the Great Dividing Range, near the locality of Middle Arm east of Crookwell, and flows generally south southeast, north, and then east, joined by one minor tributary, before reaching its confluence with the Wollondilly River near Mount Penong, east of Taralga. The river descends 393 metres (1,289 ft) over its 92-kilometre (57 mi) course and it flows through the Tarlo River National Park.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Tarlo River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Tarlo River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

Coordinates: 34°31′S 149°53′E / 34.517°S 149.883°E / -34.517; 149.883