travel The Best American Rivers for Canoeing  

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This is a ranked list of the best US rivers for canoeing as voted on by men and women. These rivers include some beautiful yet adventurous bodies of water in America, such as St. Croix, Colorado river, and Big Piney River are some of the top rivers for canoeing 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 canoers. This list answers the question, “what are the best US rivers for canoeing?” The best rivers for tourists and adventure-seekers to visit and have an exciting time canoeing.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 canoeing experience no matter where you live. As traveler looking for the US’ best canoeing you might ask yourself, “Where are the US best rivers for canoeing?”. Well here we have compiled a list of the very rivers for canoeing.

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Buffalo National River is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing

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9 4
Missouri River is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Missouri River Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota

3
7 2
Current River is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Current River Missouri , Arkansas

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7 3
St. Croix River is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
St. Croix River Wisconsin, Minnesota

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4 0
Colorado River is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Colorado River Colorado, Utah, Arizona

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5 2
Allagash River is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing

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3 0
Root River is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Root River Minnesota

8
3 0
Crow Wing River is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Crow Wing River Minnesota

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7 5
Green River is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Green River Wyoming, Colorado, Utah

10
5 3
Wisconsin River is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Wisconsin River Wisconsin

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4 2
Wolf River is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Wolf River Wisconsin

12
4 2
Crystal River is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Crystal River Colorado

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4 2
Kenai River is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Kenai River Alaska

14
4 2
St. Regis River is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
St. Regis River New York

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3 1
Bois Brule River is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Bois Brule River Wisconsin

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3 1
Upper Iowa River is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Upper Iowa River Minnesota , Iowa

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2 0
Zumbro River is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Zumbro River Minnesota

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2 0
Cannon River is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Cannon River Minnesota

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2 0
Pigeon River is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Pigeon River Minnesota

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3 2
Flambeau River is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Flambeau River Alaska

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3 2
Owyhee River is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Owyhee River Idaho , Oregon , Nevada

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3 2
Kinnickinnic River is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Kinnickinnic River Wisconsin

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2 1
Nantahala River is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Nantahala River North Carolina

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2 1
Sabine River is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Sabine River Texas, Louisiana

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2 1
Chattooga River is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Chattooga River South Carolina , North Carolina

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1 1
Lake Massabesic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
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1 1
Red River is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Red River Kentucky

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1 1
Merced River is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Merced River California

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1 1
Lake Massabesic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
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Dolores River is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Dolores River Utah, Colorado

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33 37
Kickapoo River is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Kickapoo River Wisconsin

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2 3
Kennebec River is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Kennebec River Waterville , Maine , Augusta

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1 2
Bourbeuse River is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Bourbeuse River Missouri

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1 2
Big Piney River is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Big Piney River Missouri

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1 2
Penobscot River is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing

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0 2
Kaweah River is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Kaweah River California

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0 2
Suwannee River is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Suwannee River Florida

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0 2
American River is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
American River California

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0 2
Stanislaus River is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Stanislaus River California