Rivers for All

The National Park Service embraces the principles of civic engagement, collaboration, and cooperative conservation. Through partnerships, we extend and expand the contributions of the National Park Service throughout the nation to connect all Americans to their rivers. "We are a nation rich in rivers." Charles Kuralt, On the Road with Charles Kuralt, 1995.

Kayaking the New River

Find Your River

Discover our most treasured rivers.

Child paddling on a river

50 Years of Wild & Scenic Rivers

We invite you to pick up your paddle or fishing rod to #MakeYourSplash and #FindYourWay on a river near you!

Title of film: River Connections | Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers

Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers

Find out how NPS partners with local communities to protect and improve Wild and Scenic Rivers