RushCube’s 25 Best Rafting Destinations In The US

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US
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1. LOCHSA RIVER

Located in Idaho, Lochsa includes 40 different class III to IV rapid.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



2. CUMBERLAND RIVER

Flowing through Big South Fork National Recreation Area, Cumberland is located in Kentucky.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


3. NANTAHALA RIVER

Including Class II to III rapids, Nantahala is located in North Carolina.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


4. KLAMATH RIVER

Close to the California/Oregon border, Klamath is 187 miles long.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



5. YOUGHIOGHENY (YOUGH)

Traveling through Pennsylvania & Maryland, Youghiogheny is one of the most popular white water rafting rivers in the East.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


6. DEAD RIVER & KENNEBEC RIVER

Connected, the Dead & Kennebec Rivers run through Maine.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


7. ALSEK RIVER

Between Alaska and Canada, the Alsek River hosts beautiful icebergs and glaciers.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


8. TATSHENSHINI RIVER

Like Alsek, Tatshenshini River is located between Alaska and Canada.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


9. JACKSON HOLE

Look for a combination of paddling, big waves, calmer waters, and beautiful scenery? Well Jackson Hole in Wyoming is the perfect location.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



10. ARKANSAS RIVER

With a view of peaks taller than 14,000 feet and the beautiful Royal Gorge canyon, Arkansas River in Colorado is a great rafting destination.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


11. ROYAL GORGE

Speaking of the Royal Gorge (in Colorado), it is perfect for Class IV and V rapids and host some of rafting most beautiful scenery. 

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



12. TUOLUMNE RIVER

Starting in Yosemite National Park, this California based river is 27 miles long.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



13. GAULEY RIVER

Great for rafting year round, Gauley River is located in Virginia. For added fun, during Labor Day water from the Summersville Dam is released.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US




14. NEW RIVER

Another Virginia favorite, the New River includes views of the Appalachians and New River Gorge Bridge.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



15. DESCHUTES RIVER

Located in Oregon, this river gives you beautiful scenery and the thrills of Elevator Rapids.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



16. RIO GRANDE

Starting in Colorado and traveling 1,800 miles south, Rio Grande doubles as a portion of the U.S. border shared with Mexico.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



17. COLORADO RIVER

Covering the Grand Canyon and the Gulf of California, Colorado River is one of the most popular river in the U.S.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


18. DEERFIELD RIVER

A Connecticut River tributary, the Deerfield River is only 76 miles but one of the most popular.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


19. ROGUE RIVER

Covering about 215 miles from Crater Lake to the Pacific Ocean, the Rogue River is loacted in southwest Oregon.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US


20. FLATHEAD RIVER

Traveling the Canadian Rockies, Montana, and the Columbia River; Flathead River is full of natural beauty.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



21. AMERICAN RIVER

Near Sacramento, the South, Middle, and North Folks are Class III, IV, and V.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



22. CHATTOOGA RIVER

Beginning in North Carolina and traveling to northeastern’s Georgia’s Lake Tugalo. Hosting everything from calm pools to rapids.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



23. SALMON RIVER

With 20 miles along northern California, 34 miles in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, and a 425 mile segment in Idaho; Salmon River has many rafting runs.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



24. NENANA RIVER

Nenana River is the eastern boundary of the Denali National Park in Alaska.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US



25. GREEN RIVER

Tributary of the Colorado River, Green River extends 730 miles from western Wyoming to Utah.

25 Best Rafting Destination In The US

 

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