Ths snow if finally melting after a memorable ski season! The melting snow charges into brooks and streams and fuels the Upper Hudson River creating some of the best whitewater wilderness in The East! Numerous Rafting Outfitters ply the Hudson River Gorge, acclaimed as one of the best single-day raft trips in North America! Visit our Outfitter Page for more Information.
Early May is also time for one of the oldest Canoe and Kayak races in the United States – The Hudson River Whitewater Derby, now celebrating 61 years. The Derby is always held the first full weekend in May and features Slalom Racing on Saturday and a 7.5 mile Downriver Race on Sunday. Visit the Derby Website for all the latest information, spectator guide and racing registration forms.