Rivers

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United States

Arizona

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Grand CanyonColorado RiverNorthern Arizona12 - 25Class IVRequired
Upper Black Canyon Water TrailColorado River Northern Arizona1 - 3Flatwater Not required

California

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitInfo Quality
Upper KernKern RiverSouthern CA0.5VariesRequired.
Lower KernKern RiverSouthern CA0.5 - 2Class IVRequired.
Forks of the KernKern RiverSouthern CA1 - 3Class VRequired.
Brush CreekBrush CreekSouthern CA0.5Class V+Not required.
TuolumneTuolumneCentral CA1 - 2Class IV+Required.
Lower KlamathKlamath RiverNorthern CA0.5 - 4VariesNot required.
South Fork of the AmericanAmerican RiverNorthern CA0.5 - 2Class IIIRequired.
Middle Fork of the American RiverAmerican RiverNorthern CA1 - 2Class IV+Not required
Oregon Hole GorgeSmith River Northern CA0.5Class IV+ Not required
South Fork of the Smith RiverSmith River Northern CA0.5 Class IV+ Not required
Scott RiverScott RiverNorthern CA0.5 Class VNot required
Cal Salmon RiverCal Salmon RiverNorthern CA0.5 - 1Class VNot required
East Fork of the Carson RiverEast Fork of the Carson RiverCentral CA 0.5 - 1Class IIINot required

Colorado

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Ruby HorsethiefColorado RiverWestern Colorado 2Class IRequired
Yampa RiverYampa RiverNorthwest Colorado6 - 9Class IVRequired

Idaho

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Section ThreeLochsaNorthern Idaho0.5 - 1Class IVNot required.
Middle Fork of the SalmonMiddle Fork of the SalmonCentral Idaho4 - 8Class IVRequired.
Main SalmonMain SalmonCentral Idaho4 - 8Class IIIRequired.

Maine

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Gorge and LowerKennebec0.5 - 1VariesRequired

Montana

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitInfo Quality
GallatinGallatinBig Sky0.5III-IV Not required
MadisonMadisonBig Sky0.5IV-VNot required

Oregon

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitInfo Quality
Nugget-PowerhouseRogue RiverSouthern OR0.5Class IVNot required.
Wild and Scenic RogueRogue RiverSouthern OR2 - 5Class IIIRequired
Upper KlamathKlamath RiverSouthern OR1Class IVNot required.
IllinoisIllinois RiverSouthern OR2 - 4Class VRequired.

Texas

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Santa Elena CanyonRio GrandeSouthwest1-3Class IVRequired.

Utah

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Gates of LodoreGreen River3 - 5Class IIIRequired.
Split MountainGreen River1Class IIIRequired.
Desolation CanyonGreen River 4 - 6 Class IIIRequired.
Upper and LowerSan Juan3 - 6Class IIIRequired.

Washington

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitInfo Quality
Middle, Lower, and Lower LowerWhite SalmonSouthern WA0.5 - 1Class IVRequired
SkykomishSkykomishSeattle 0.5 - 1Class IVNot Required
WenatcheeWenatcheeCentral WA 0.5 - 1Class IIINot Required

West Virigina

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Gauley RiverGauley RiverCentral 1Class VNot required.

Wyoming

SectionRiverRegionLength of Trip (Days)RatingPermitQuality of Guide
Alpine CanyonSnake RiverJackson Hole area0.5Class IIINot required.