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The Cudgegong River in east New South Wales starts below Bin Ben at an elevation of 766m and ends at an elevation of 341m merging with the Macquarie River.
The Cudgegong River drops around 425m over its 250km length.
The Cudgegong River flows through Rylstone Reservoir (585m), Lake Windamere (545m) and flows into Lake Burrendong (342m) on its way to joining the Macquarie River.
14 creeks and rivers flow into the Cudgegong River. The five longest tributaries are: Meroo Creek, Lawsons Creek, Carwell Creek, Piambong Creek and Wialdra Creek - click here for a full list of all 14 tributaries of the Cudgegong River.
The Cudgegong River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen brown trout, carp, catfish, golden perch, murray cod, rainbow trout, redfin and river blackfish at Cudgegong River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Cudgegong River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users sighted or observed the following birds at Cudgegong River: apostlebird, australian king-parrot, australian wood duck, brown goshawk, crested pigeon, crimson rosella, diamond firetail, double-barred finch, eastern rosella, eastern yellow robin, galah, green rosella, grey goshawk, inland thornbill, little friarbird, musk lorikeet, noisy friarbird, pied butcherbird, plum-headed finch, red-rumped parrot, regent honeyeater, sacred kingfisher, satin bowerbird, scaly-breasted lorikeet, spiny-cheeked honeyeater, spotted pardalote, striated pardalote, sulphur-crested cockatoo, superb fairy-wren, superb lyrebird, tawny frogmouth, white-breasted woodswallow, yellow-tailed black-cockatoo and zebra finch. Is this list accurate? Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Cudgegong River? What species of birds have you seen? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities at Cudgegong River include a boat ramp. Do you know of other facilities available at Cudgegong River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Cudgegong River is a good place for fishing, fly fishing and water skiing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Cudgegong River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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