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The Paterson River in east New South Wales starts below Mount Barrington at an elevation of 935m and ends near Iona at an elevation of 2.39m merging with the Hunter River.
The Paterson River drops around 933m over its 151km length.
The Paterson River flows through Lostock Dam (161m) on its way to joining the Hunter River.
6 creeks and rivers flow into the Paterson River. The five longest tributaries are: Allyn River, Boonabilla Creek, Dunns Creek, Horse Creek and Sheepstation Creek - click here for a full list of all 6 tributaries of the Paterson River.
The Paterson River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen australian bass, short finned eel and yabbies at Paterson 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 Paterson River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Paterson River? What birds have you seen at Paterson River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings.
Do you know what facilities are available at Paterson River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Paterson River is a good place for canoeing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Paterson River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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