The United States is home to some of the most diverse geography in the world. As a result, this country boasts some of the most beautiful and iconic beaches in the world. From the coastal regions of Florida and California, to the lakes of Montana and Ohio, American beaches are as diverse as Americans themselves. The French Broad River in North Carolina occupies three spots on this list alone, while the famous Coney Island in New York made its way in as well. Check out the Top 10 US Beaches of 2017 below:

1. French Broad River at RAD
Asheville, North Carolina
Managed by Mountain True
Clicks: 3,428
Passed water quality tests: 70%

2. French Broad River at Hominy Creek Park
Asheville, North Carolina
Managed by Mountain True
Clicks: 1,755
Passed water quality tests: 64%

3. French Broad River at Pearson Bridge Road
Asheville, North Carolina
Managed by Mountain True
Clicks: 1,701
Passed water quality tests: 73%

4. Hominy Creek Greenway
Asheville, North Carolina
Managed by Mountain True
Clicks: 1,010
Passed water quality tests: 70%

5. Coney Island Beach
Manhattan, New York
Managed by The Swim Guide
Clicks: 914
Passed water quality tests: 100%

6. Willow Bar Beach- Sauvie Island
Portland, Oregon
Managed by Columbia Riverkeeper
Clicks: 824
Passed water quality tests: 80%

7. Mardis Mill on Graves Creek
Blountsville, Alabama
Managed by Alabama Water Watch
Clicks: 824
Passed water quality tests: 67%

8. Rhododendron Creek at West Asheville Park
Asheville, North Carolina
Managed by Mountain True
Clicks: 645
Passed water quality tests: 73%

9. Collins Beach- Sauvie Island
Portland, Oregon
Managed by Columbia Riverkeeper
Clicks: 625
Passed water quality tests: 100%

10. Honeymoon Island Beach
Dunedin, Florida
Managed by The Swim Guide
Clicks: 570
Passed water quality tests: 93%

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