Travelers are voting Rahway River, Bronx River and Mianus River as the best of 40 rivers near New York City. There are 75 rivers near Asbury Park a city just 30 km from New York City and 12 rivers near Cos Cob which is 31 km distant. The most popular of these are Swimming River near Asbury Park and Mianus River in Cos Cob. You can find 126 rivers in New York and 3914 rivers in the country of United States. Our members favorite in New York is Grasse River and Mississippi River is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near New York City.