Travelers are voting Trinity River and Buffalo Bayou as the best rivers near Dayton. There are 2 rivers near Southside Place a city just 67 km from Dayton and 6 rivers near Friendswood which is 74 km distant. The most popular of these are Buffalo Bayou near Southside Place and Trinity River in Friendswood. You can find 86 rivers in Texas and 3914 rivers in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Texas is Colorado River and Ohio River is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Dayton.