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Colorado River, Nevada

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#8 of 33 in Nature in Nevada
Take in one of America's most famous and fiercest rivers, , and enjoy the wealth of recreation along its banks or rapids. The number of high-quality white-water rafting trips available has earned the 2,330 km (1,450 m) river the nickname "granddaddy of white-water rafting." However, the faint of heart need not worry, as it's not all thrills and spills on this body of water. More relaxing pastimes, such as wildlife watching and relaxing river walks, also draw a big crowd. The river's dramatic scenery is just as breathtaking as the rapids, with its varied flora and striking canyons. If you're embarking on a rafting trip, take precautions to protect your camera from water damage or loss. Before you head to Boulder City, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Boulder City tour planner, to make sure you see all that Boulder City has to offer, including Colorado River.
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  • July 10, 2017
    Unlike many of the States in the Midwest and east coast we don't have many boating options. The Colorado river provides the perfect boating and family destination. The emerald green water is the perfe...  more »
  • August 21, 2016
    The Colorado River is a river that crosses the southwest of the United States and Northwest Mexico. It's amazing the beauty of this place. Its length is approximately 2500 km. irrigates much of the desert plains of the States of Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, California, Baja California and Sonora, these last two in Mexico. He was born at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in the State of Colorado. It is worth going to know this place. They will not regret it.
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  • April 20, 2016
    We have visited the Colorado River in Arizona and Nevada. After running through the Grand Canyon, the Colorado reaches Hoover Dam and turns south creating the state line between Arizona and Nevada. Th...  more »

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Staying in one of downtown’s comfortable hotels keeps you close to the town’s stores, restaurants, and museums while on vacation. There are several theme hotels to choose from, reminiscent of Las Vegas’ glitz and playfulness. A motel located on the outskirts of town is often a cheaper option, and will usually provide convenient access to the highway if you are passing through. Many accommodations offer swimming pools, a great way to cool down after a day exploring in the Nevada heat.
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