Basically, any river that isn't too deep!
I don't like flat water, and I'm okay with small rapids. But I have a cheap recreational kayak and it flips easily on rapids, simply because I'm too heavy for it, and it isn't really designed for rapids. I love obstacles and quick currents, even small rapids that don't dump me.
I love being on the AuSable river in upper Michigan, but it's a 3 hour drive, so I settle for the various parts of the Huron river, only about an hour drive.
Hell Creek was, um, interesting. They had just opened the dam upstream from where we started. Some areas were quite treacherous. It hadn't been cleared in a while so there were too many downed trees for spiders to climb into our kayaks as we tried to get under them. The bridges were interesting. We had to get way down in the kayaks and push up on the bridge to get the kayaks low enough to pass under, because the water was so high. That day, it was aptly named!
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