A dream with a river can suggest that time is flying by if the river is flowing quickly.
If you move across a river then it implies that significant change needs to take place or will take place in your life, or that you have emotional concerns.
Being afraid of the river in the dream may suggest that you are finding things tough in some part of your life, there is something that is hindering you.
If you watch a river then it suggest you need to take control of your life and not be so passive.
The way you move through the river represents how you are navigating through your life, while the river conditions symbolizes your emotions.