Timbarra River (New South Wales)

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Timbarra River
Rocky River[1]
Mostly perennial stream
Country Australia
State New South Wales
IBRA New England Tablelands
District Northern Tablelands
local government area Tenterfield
Part of Clarence River catchment
 - left Morven Creek, Macleods Creek, Plumbago Creek, Nobles Creek
Source Gibraltar Range, Great Dividing Range
 - location east of Bald Nob
 - elevation 1,040 m (3,412 ft)
Mouth confluence with Clarence River
 - location south southwest of Tabulam
 - elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Length 169 km (105 mi)
National park Gibraltar Range NP

Timbarra River, a mostly perennial stream of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Timbarra River rises on the slopes of Gibraltar Range, east of Bald Nob, and flows generally north northeast, joined by four minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Clarence River, south southwest of Tabulam. The river descends 923 metres (3,028 ft) over its 169 kilometres (105 mi) course;[2] and flows through the Gibraltar Range National Park in its upper reaches. Between Tenterfield and Grafton, the course of Timbarra River flows adjacent to the Bruxner Highway.

See also[edit]


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

Coordinates: 29°20′S 152°15′E / 29.333°S 152.250°E / -29.333; 152.250