Travelers are voting Plateau Creek as the best river near Mesa. There are 2 rivers near New Castle a city just 35 km from Mesa and 6 rivers near Glenwood Springs which is 44 km distant. The most popular of these are Roaring Fork River near New Castle and Crystal River in Glenwood Springs. 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.