River Rides

wild birds on blue river

wild birds on blue river

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs.
I am haunted by waters.” Norman Maclean

river landscape

Kankakee River

A river ride is a scenic water trip that offers views from all angles, views that change with seasons and from river to river.

LaSalle Barge

LaSalle Barge

A Midwest river ride can take a person on a route past grazing cattle on farms, historic sites, cities of all sizes, and tallgrass prairies.

family canoeing and kayaking

family canoeing and kayaking

A river is a byway that has been traveled for centuries, where grassy or rocky or sandy banks edge a water path that never seems to end even as the sun dips below the horizon.

riverboat ride

riverboat ride

More river photos at Travel theme: Rivers and images of transport at Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move.


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