Nature is lovely when it comes to Washington, everywhere you look it feels like you're on a postcard. With this Summer heat going on we also love taking to the water to cool off. However, some of the bodies of water in Washington are pretty dangerous.

Rivers more than any put a lot of people in danger or even worse result in death. We're by no way saying don't go to the river and have some fun, but more so just be careful and respect the winding waters. Here's a list of the top five most dangerous rivers in all of Washington.

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These rivers are listed as the top five any river can be a dangerous death trap if you don't have the proper devices with you. We understand you may think life jackets are clunky and look dorky but they may be the one thing that saves your life.

We're also aware that going to the river means a little bit of partying which of course we're for, you're spending the day out having fun. But drinking responsibly while being in the water is of the utmost importance. Some of the recent deaths since the start of covid came from people flocking to the natural waters with everything closed down. Since people have made it a tradition to go down to the river every summer and throw a few back before hopping in an inner tube and coasting. But the smallest mistake can cost anybody their life.

5.) Wenatchee River

4.) Kilkatat River

3.) Nisqually River

2.) Yakima River

1.) Green River

With these rivers listed as the most dangerous in Washington, it's important to remember to take precautions and be smart with your decision-making while on the wild river. Stay safe this summer and drink responsibly.

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