Vista Whitewater Park - located on the Arkansas river in beautiful Buena Vista,
Colorado (2 1/2 hours west of Denver) this park recently expanded downstream into
the new South Main Neighborhood development with 4 main in water structures and
numerous eddy and trail improvements its on its way to becoming one of the premier
whitewater parks in Colorado.
Whitewater Park - is located on the St. Vrain river in Lyons, Colorado and
is an ideal place for beginners. The park has several easy surfing features complete
with auto-load eddy currents so you can surf the wave as many times as you like.
Peak runoff during the month of June is the best time to go riverboarding. The
whitewater festival was a hit.
Springs Whitewater park - is a Class II section of the Yampa River, over 2
miles long through Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The park begins with a slalom
course followed by several excellent rapids that provide great surfing opportunities.
Later in the Summer this stretch has a lot of tubers and fishermen. The Yampa
river should have ideal river boarding levels from late May through June and into
early July. The Yampa whitewater festival is normally the third weekend of June
Pueblo Whitewater Park - on the Arkansas river in historic downtown Pueblo
between Union Ave and West 4th Street. Home to the Pueblo Whitewater Festival
in May - it's a great urban park for riverboarding and kayaking. Visit the
Edge, Ski, Paddle & Pack for all your riverboaring and kayaking needs
Creek - in the Eben G. Fine park at the mouth of Boulder canyon in Boulder,
Colorado. The 1/2 mile park has mostly pool drops so have your duck dive and squirt
move ready. Flows are best during the peak runoff: May, June and early July.
CO - a 1/2 mile stretch of the Arkansas River in Salida offers several great
surfing features and is home to the longest running whitewater festival in the
country, FIBArk. Right next to the park is Headwaters Outdoor Equipment where
you can rent boards.
Whitewater Park - located on the Eagle River south of the town center under
"Bob the Bridge" on Avon Road in Avon, Colorado. Constructed in 2006 the features
were less than stellar and are in the process of being re-worked. For the latest
info and all your riverboarding & kayaking needs visit Alpine
Quest Sports (5 minutes) away in Edwards, CO
Breckenridge Whitewater Park- located behind the Recreation Center off Highway
9 and east of Kingdom Park in Breckenridge, Colorado. The park consists of 12
features on the Blue River complete with a pathway streamside. Flows are best
during peak snowpack melt - late May and early June.
Sports Center International Whitewater Course- A man made course located at
the top of Mt. Wisp which winds down the ski mountain and is very similar to natural
whitewater - a great place to go riverboarding. Located minutes from McHenry,
Maryland. 2008 - plans call for riverboarding!
National Whitewater Center- An outdoor adventure center with access to 300+
acres along the Catawba River 10 minutes from downtown Charlotte, North Carolina.
opened September 2006 - RipBoard was the first riverboarding company allowed to
riverboard this new whitewater course - see
the pics. Riverboarding in 2008 will be allowed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays
Whitewater Park - on the Truckee River in downtown Reno, Nevada. Opened in
2004, this is one of the best places in the country to try riverboarding and home
to one of the best whitewater festivals in the country, Reno River Festival - riverboarding pics from Reno.
Worth Whitewater Park - a Gary Lacy design, that just opened this year on
the Tarrant River floodway. At high flows the park yields some nice play features
so y'all have to give it a go.
Whitewater Park - planned for the Colorado River between Grand Junction and
Palisade, CO. River access has been approved by Union Pacific so the permit process
and fundraising efforts are starting.
Springs Whitewater Park - diversion of water flows in the Colorado river began this Winter to accomodate the construction of the wave features with expected completion in Marthc 2008.
Canon City Whitewater Park - fund raising efforts are underway for the park and restoration of the Arkansas River in Canon City, Colorado.
Boise River Recreation Park - will bring a whole new set of play waves through stream improvements. Fund raising efforts are underway for the park in Boise, Idaho.
Mississippi City Whitewater Park - development corporation an non-profit organization working to build a multi-use whitewater park at St. Anthony Falls on the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota and revitalize this historic site.
Spokane River Whitewater Park - part of master plan to revitalize and clean-up the Spokane river. Friends of the Falls in Spokane, Washington are leading this project and report that a major milestone in funding was reached in 2007 leading to the possible start of construction in May 2008.