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Landmark decision reached to protect Croatia’s Mrežnica and Tounjčica Rivers

Decision marks a significant milestone in the United for Rivers campaign to protect over 400 kilometres of rivers throughout the Western Balkans In a groundbreaking...

Help Protect the Owyhee Canyonlands (National Monument Status on the Horizon?)

Nestled in the heart of the American West lies a haven of beauty: Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands. This expansive landscape, with its vibrant canyons, vast...

Win Schwag and Trips! OARS Launches 2nd Best River Trip in West Contest

Forget the NCAA hoops bracket. Admitting the Grand is the undisputed, overall champ—like some might feel about Illinois, North Carolina or Kansas—outfitter OARS has...

Put This on Your Bucket Paddling List: Death Valley

Proud of how many places you’ve paddled? Act quickly and you can put a new one on your list that not many people ever...

Sea Kayaking Western Washington’s Nisqually Reach

Although most of the major estuaries in western Washington have been drained, filled, reconstructed and otherwise molested in the name of human progress, the...

Sea Kayaking Cypress Island

(By Ken Campbell) Washington's San Juan Island chain is made up of almost 200 islands and reefs, some of them not much more substantial...

NRS Releases “Something is Changing” Film on Spain’s Rio Ara

Arriba! NRS has released its newest short film, “Something Is Changing,” highlighting Jan Larrue and Mikel Sarasola’s three-day race against the snowmelt to paddle Spain’s...

Oklahoma Gets New $30M Whitewater Park

WOKA is transforming the town of Watts, Oklahoma. Following 2016’s opening of the $45 million Oklahoma Whitewater Center/Riversport Rapids in downtown Oklahoma City, the town...

Sea Kayaking Deception Pass

(by Ken Campbell) Deception Pass is home to the wildest salt water in Washington State. There are other places that boast strong currents, to be...

Low-head Dam Removed on Colo.’s Arkansas, Improving Beginner Stretch

The Salida Town Run of the Arkansas from Stone Bridge to the whitewater park downtown just got a whole lot safer. The Colorado Sun...

Sea Kayaking Washington’s Dungeness Spit

By Ken Campbell Every year Dungeness Spit gets a little bigger. This striking landform that extends out into the waters of Washington's Strait of Juan...

Cast Away at These Classic Kayak Fishing Destinations

You really can’t beat kayak fishing for several reasons. One, you don’t have to tow a boat around and storage is a lot easier....

The Longest Raft Race in the World? Sounds Karnali…

An outfit in Nepal is out to help save the Karnali River while racing on it for five days, in what's being billed as...

Paddling in the Wake of Anne Frank

(By Devon Barker): My journey to paddle in front of the Anne Frank house started in 2011 when I first read The Diary of...

Alabama’s Montgomery Whitewater Park Grand Opening July 1-2

Get ready for the country’s fourth recirculating whitewater park. Montgomery Whitewater, an outdoor recreation and entertainment facility situated on the banks of the Alabama...

This Man Will Crush You: Canoe Sailing the Tahiti Pearl Regatta

How many races do you know where it takes 57 hours of paddling and sailing just to get to the starting line? That’s what...

Chickamauga, Cain Creeks Tennessee’s Most Recent State Scenic Rivers

American Whitewater reports that North Chickamauga and Cain Creeks have become Tennessee’s most recent state Scenic Rivers, as of May 18, 2023. According to AW's...

Canadian River Expeditions Kicks Off Season with 2023 Outlook

Since 1972, Nahanni River Adventures/Canadian River Expeditions has been guiding adventure vacations on the top rivers in northern Canada and Alaska. The rivers traveled...

Upstate New York Launches 3-Trip, Scenic Paddle Challenge

Chasing the gnar isn't the only way to be challenged on the water. For whitewater paddlers, the area in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New...

Paddling Ontario’s Dog River…Woof, Woof! (By Jonathan Rugh)

During the early days of COVID when we were all stuck at home, I spent some of the downtime dreaming of river trips and...

Behind the Scenes with the founders of GoRafting and Far Out River Maps

Hasta luego, soggy paper river maps and huhlooo a new digital app alternative with the FarOut App from GoRafting, a maker of river maps...

Power of the River Worldwide Broadcast Premiere Sunday, Jan. 8 (Plus Streaming News)

Himalayan River Adventure to Play Free on Rocky Mountain PBS and Stream Online An adventure documentary filmed on Bhutan's wildest river is poised to release...

Preserving Waters and Land through Arkansas River Community Preserve Partnership

The new Arkansas River Community Preserve (ARC Preserve) will protect two miles of riverfront and 271 acres of land between Leadville and Twin Lakes.

From Coal to Surfing: Craig, CO, Gets $3.3 Million EDA Grant for River Park Project

With the Yampa River running through town, Craig, Colo., is going about making its transition from coal to river recreation as a driving force...

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OARS Releases Western River Outlook for ’24

The 2024 rafting season has commenced, and with it outfitter OARS has released its annual Western Rafting Outlook, highlighting...
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Jim Good on the First Descent of Ernie’s Gorge on WA’s NF Snoqualmie

(By Jim Good/photos by Mike Hagadorn): From out of the darkness the first twinkling lights appeared. We were overcome...

Big Agnes Anvil Horn 0-Degree Bag, Divide Sleeping Pad System Reviewed

A review of the Big Agnes Anvil Horn 0-Degree sleeping bag and Divide Sleeping Pad System from a 10-day,...

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Landmark decision reached to protect Croatia’s Mrežnica and Tounjčica Rivers

Decision marks a significant milestone in the United for...

Help Protect the Owyhee Canyonlands (National Monument Status on the Horizon?)

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