lake-george-logo-jpeg.jpgLake George, N.Y. - Over 790 square miles of snow is melting in the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains! Do you know what this means? It means the combination of snow melt and rain from recent coastal storms has pumped up the water levels of the Upper Hudson River Gorge! We're talking about Class IV whitewater. Factor in the unseasonably warm temperatures that are forecast for the upcoming weekend and you have world class whitewater rafting conditions! Pat Cunningham has been rafting the river for 17 years and he says he couldn't ask for better conditions for opening weekend this weekend, April 3-4. In addition to the Hudson River, The Moose and Sacandaga Rivers also offer outdoor thrills and adventure.  Rafting on the Moose River begins April 7. So what are you waiting for? Drop everything and make plans now to answer the challenge of the river. Suit up, grab a paddle and launch into an unscripted, adrenaline-filled whitewater adventure on 17-miles of world class rapids. You can check out water levels and river descriptions at http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/state-summary/state/NY/ Request a free copy by mail or download a copy of the 2010 Whitewater Adventure Guide at http://www.visitlakegeorge.com/ The Lake George Area in New York's Adirondacks is an easy-to-reach, affordable, year round vacation destination for the whole family. For free information on lodging, camping, dining, events and activities, 800-365-1050 X5100 or http://www.visitlakegeorge.com/  

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 Contact: Joanne Conley Warren County Tourism Department (518) 761-7653 conleyj@co.warren.ny.us