Travelers are voting Plateau Creek as the best river near Mesa. There are 2 rivers near Rifle a city just 31 km from Mesa and 2 rivers near New Castle which is 43 km distant. The most popular of these are Roaring Fork River near Rifle and South Fork White River in New Castle. You can find 74 rivers in Colorado and 3914 rivers in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Colorado is Boulder Creek and Cuyahoga River is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Mesa.