The Colorado River passes through the Grand Canyon, making it a good choice for whitewater rafters who want picturesque vistas.
Colorado River (Arizona)
Whitewater rafters shouldn't miss West Virginia's Gauley River. Its Class V+ rapids are tough.
Gauley River (West Virginia)
Jackson Hole's forests, mountains, and wildlife make Snake River rafting a necessity.
Snake River (Wyoming)
Salmon River has natural hot springs and campsites in addition to rafting.
Salmon River (Idaho)
Kennebec River in Maine is a local favourite for whitewater rafting in the Northeast.
Kennebec River (Maine)
This Pennsylvania river sits south of Pittsburgh and is famous for its long season and rapids for all experience levels.
Youghiogheny River (Pennsylvania)
Oregon's Rogue River contains some of the PNW's most demanding rapids, including Class V Rainie Falls.
Rogue River (Oregon)
If you like whitewater rafting on the Snake River, try Alaska's Nenana River.
Nenana River (Alaska)
The Chattooga River has tough Class V rapids when the mountain snows melt in the spring.
Chattooga River (Georgia)