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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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Upper Iowa River is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Upper Iowa River Minnesota , Iowa

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Colorado River is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Colorado River Colorado, Utah, Arizona

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Clackamas River is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Clackamas River Oregon

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American River is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
American River California

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

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

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Missouri River is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Missouri River Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota

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

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

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Sabine River is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Sabine River Texas, Louisiana

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St. Regis River is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
St. Regis River New York

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Chattooga River is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Chattooga River South Carolina , North Carolina

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

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

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

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

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Kenai River is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Kenai River Alaska

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San Joaquin River is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
San Joaquin River California

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Penobscot River is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking

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Arkansas River is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Arkansas River Arkansas

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Alsek River is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Alsek River Alaska

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

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White Salmon River is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
White Salmon River Washington

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Toccoa/Ocoee River is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Toccoa/Ocoee River Tennessee

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

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Skagit River is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Skagit River Washington

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Menominee River is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Menominee River Wisconsin, MIchigan

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Skykomish River is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best American Rivers for Kayaking
Skykomish River Washington

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

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

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