Rivers of the U.S.

From the east coast to the west, each river has its own beauty and character. Each river has its own story. Take a look at some America’s best rivers and some of the rivers we’re working to protect. And learn some facts about your favorite rivers.

Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, California

Colorado River

Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana

Mississippi River

Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota

Missouri River

Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Washington, DC

Potomac River