The river rises 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) north–north–west of Deepwater and flows south–west, west–north–west and then north–north-west, before its confluence with the Dumaresq River, about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) south–east of Bonshaw. The river generally runs south of , descending 675 metres (2,215 ft) over its 90 kilometres (56 mi) course.
Wildlife in Beardy River region
The Beardy River region, particularly the Beardy River Hill Catchment Management Authority sub-region, is rich in rare flora and fauna. Endangered plants such as the , velvet wattle and Torrington pea have been found here. The area is also home to endangered birds such as the glossy black-cockatoo, brown treecreeper, swift parrot, square-tailed kite and barking owl. The area also has a few marsupials, including the spotted-tailed quoll, squirrel glider and koala.
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