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  • Sometimes, it's possible to be too much in touch

    The writer takes a river trip and almost pushes a fellow passenger overboard

  • My kind of river flows fast and gritty brown

    The writer defines freedom as canoeing with kids down a fast-flowing Colorado river in spring

  • Floating past ghosts on the Green River

    The writer describes a river-rafting trip through the Cataract Canyon on the Green River in Utah.

  • Boaters float for their rights

    In Colorado, a group of river rafters float the Lake Fork of the Gunnison in defiance of a landowner who has filed suit to stop them, part of a statewide struggle over access and ownership of rivers.

  • Hoping for river magic on a trip with Dad

    Rafting the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon with his parents, the writer sees magic work on his father, who suffers from Parkinson's Disease.

  • A river rat remembers

    Folksinger, activist and river rat Katie Lee shares her memories of Glen Canyon in her new book, "All My Rivers Are Gone."

  • Deaths drive change at Lake Mead

    At Nevada's Lake Mead, the busiest national recreation area in the country, park rangers try to crack down on the "reckless clueless" misbehavior, often fueled by alcohol and drugs, that has already killed 36 visitors this year.

  • Whitewater boating groups

    Whitewater boating groups are invited to apply for $500 to $2,500 grants to promote river access or conservation projects.

  • Ruckus on a recreation river

    The Forest Service's plan to cut whitewater rafting numbers on Idaho's popular Middle Fork of the Salmon rouses opposition from commercial boaters.

  • Jet Skis: Thrill or scourge?

    The jet ski industry is pushing on the Park Service to open more park sites for personal watercraft, but the National Park Service and the Dept. of Interior can't agree on how to manage the fast boats.

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