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The Paddys River in the west of the Australian Capital Territory starts below Castle Hill at an elevation of 758m and ends at an elevation of 477m merging with the Cotter River.
The Paddys River drops around 281m over its 28.4km length.
The following creeks and rivers flow into the Paddys River: Blue Gum Creek, Tidbinbilla River, Gibraltar Creek and Punchbowl Creek.
The Paddys River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen golden perch, macquarie perch, murray cod, murray crayfish, rainbow trout, redfin, silver perch and yabbies at Paddys 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 Paddys River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users sighted or observed the following birds at Paddys River: red-browed finch (Neochmia temporalis). Is this list accurate? Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Paddys 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 Paddys River include a boat ramp. Do you know of other facilities available at Paddys River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Paddys River is a good place for birdwatching, canoeing, fishing, fly fishing, jet skiing, rafting, swimming and water skiing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Paddys River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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