Find Your River

Whitewater at Gauley River National Recreation Area
The National Park Service supports river conservation and recreation on rivers all across the country. Below you can find information about where these rivers can be found as well as the fun (and safe) ways you can enjoy them!
Zion river

Rivers in National Parks

Hundreds of rivers are located in national parks.

Park visitors raft at the Grand Canyon.

River Recreation

Boating, paddling, fishing, hiking and viewing.

A boy wearing safety gear in a river.

Water Safety

Planning for a safe river trip begins well before you get on the water and does not end until you return home.

Rocky Mountain National Park River

Photos and Multimedia

Explore rivers up close.

Last updated: January 19, 2018