vacations The Best American Rivers for Kayaking  

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This is a ranked list of the US rivers for kayaking as voted on by men and women. These rivers include some beautiful yet adventurous bodies of water in America, such as Clackamas River,Yellowstone River, and Kenai River are some of the top rivers for kayaking in the US. All rivers fit a different class of white water which denotes how dangerous the river can be. The higher the class, the more dangerous the river is.  Class 4 and up rapids should be sought with caution and experience, rather than by novice kayakers. This list answers the question, “what are the best US rivers for kayaking?” The best rivers for tourists and adventure-seekers to visit and have an exciting time kayaking.Those seeking extensive thrills on a class 4 or 5 river, or first-time rafters alike can utilize the list to help them find the best US river for their rafting experience. These ranked rivers in every part of the country and provide and accessible kayaking experience no matter where you live. As traveler looking for the US’ best kayaking you might ask yourself, “Where are the US best rivers for kayaking?”. Well here we have compiled a list of the very rivers for kayaking.

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Yellowstone River is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Yellowstone River Wyoming, Montana

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Green River is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Green River Wyoming, Colorado, Utah

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Missouri River is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Missouri River Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota

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Upper Iowa River is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Upper Iowa River Minnesota , Iowa

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Colorado River is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Colorado River Colorado, Utah, Arizona

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Peshtigo River is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Peshtigo River Wisconsin

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Clackamas River is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking

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American River is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
American River California

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San Joaquin River is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
San Joaquin River California

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Kenai River is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Kenai River Alaska

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St. Croix River is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
St. Croix River Wisconsin, Minnesota

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Penobscot River is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking

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Namekagon River is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Namekagon River Wisconsin

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Arkansas River is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Arkansas River Arkansas

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Alsek River is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Alsek River Alaska

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Allagash River is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking

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Maine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Maine River Maine

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Sabine River is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Sabine River Texas, Louisiana

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White Salmon River is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
White Salmon River Washington

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Toccoa/Ocoee River is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Toccoa/Ocoee River Tennessee

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St. Regis River is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
St. Regis River New York

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Chattooga River is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Chattooga River South Carolina , North Carolina

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Skagit River is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Skagit River Washington

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Kings River is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Kings River California

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Loxahatchee River is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking

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Skykomish River is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Skykomish River Washington

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Gauley River is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Gauley River West Virginia

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Rogue River is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Rogue River Oregon

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Menominee River is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Menominee River Wisconsin, MIchigan

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Merced River is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Merced River California

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Salt River is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Salt River Arizona

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Tuolumne River is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Tuolumne River California