Travelers are voting Kelsey Creek, Snoqualmie River and Black River as the best of 21 rivers near Seattle. There are 13 rivers near Puyallup a city just 30 km from Seattle and 17 rivers near Sultan which is 30 km distant. The most popular of these are Issaquah Creek near Puyallup and Tolt River in Sultan. You can find 135 rivers in Washington and 3914 rivers in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Washington is Touchet River and Swimming River is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Seattle.