Travelers are voting Los Angeles River, San Gabriel River and Malibu Creek as the best of 18 rivers near Los Angeles. There are 19 rivers near Huntington Beach a city just 30 km from Los Angeles and 11 rivers near Valencia which is 30 km distant. The most popular of these are Los Angeles River near Huntington Beach and Malibu Creek in Valencia. You can find 222 rivers in California and 3914 rivers in the country of United States. Our members favorite in California is Los Angeles River and Mississippi River is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Los Angeles.