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.

list ordered by
1
17 5
Buffalo National River is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
2
9 3
Current River is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Current River Missouri , Arkansas
3
10 4
St. Croix River is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Wisconsin, Minnesota
4
10 6
Missouri River is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota
5
6 3
Allagash River is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
6
6 4
Wisconsin River is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Wisconsin
7
5 3
Wolf River is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Wolf River Wisconsin
8
5 3
Crystal River is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Crystal River Colorado
9
4 2
Colorado River is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Colorado, Utah, Arizona
10
3 1
Root River is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Minnesota
11
3 1
Crow Wing River is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Crow Wing River Minnesota
12
7 6
Green River is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Wyoming, Colorado, Utah
13
4 3
Kenai River is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Alaska
14
4 3
St. Regis River is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
New York
15
4 3
Flambeau River is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Flambeau River Alaska
16
3 2
Upper Iowa River is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Minnesota , Iowa
17
3 2
Bois Brule River is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Bois Brule River Wisconsin
18
2 1
Zumbro River is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Zumbro River Minnesota
19
2 1
Cannon River is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Cannon River Minnesota
20
2 1
Pigeon River is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Minnesota
21
3 3
Sabine River is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Texas, Louisiana
22
3 3
Owyhee River is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Idaho , Oregon , Nevada
23
3 3
Kinnickinnic River is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
Kinnickinnic River Wisconsin
24
2 2
Nantahala River is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
North Carolina
25
2 2
Chattooga River is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Rivers for Canoeing
South Carolina , North Carolina