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On the Weber River at Exchange Road and 24th Street, Ogden's Kayak Rodeo Park offers great rides for kayakers and thrilling action for spectators. Try to negotiate the Olympic-style slalom gates if you think it looks easy. Ogden, UT. www.ogden.travel/visitors_outdoor_kayak.asp. Free.
For a white-water adventure the whole family can enjoy, try rafting the Weber River on a tour with Park City Rafting. The relatively gentle two-hour trip ($39 per person) is a great way to experience a rugged canyon, and there are several mild rapids (Class II–III) for excitement. All equipment is provided. 1105 N. Taggert La., Morgan, UT, 84060. 435/655–3800. www.parkcityrafting.com. Mid-May–mid-Sept.