Travelers are voting Maenam Chao Phraya as the best river near Bangkok. There are 2 rivers near Ayutthaya a city just 41 km from Bangkok and 1 river near Lopburi which is 73 km distant. The most popular of these are Pa Sak River near Ayutthaya and Bencha Sutthi Khongkha in Lopburi. You can find 4 rivers in Central Thailand and 13 rivers in the country of Thailand. Our members favorite in Central Thailand is Pa Sak River and Kok River is the top pick in Thailand. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Bangkok.