Type: Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking

The Truckee River sparkles along a 140-mile route from Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake.

Distance: Distance varies depending on launch site but typical runs range anywhere from 8-15 miles.

Difficulty: All levels, Class I, II, III

Getting There: The Truckee River runs parallel to I-80 and contains many different launch spots. Some of the more popular put-ins are 18 miles west of Reno at the Farad exit, 10 miles west of Reno in Verdi and various locations to the east.