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