Lake Minnewaska

Lake Minnewaska Leech Update
Last summer they found something in Lake Minnewaska that had never been seen in there before: leeches. The lake has always been known for being crystal clear and a great place to take a dip in the summer. Tiny blood sucking leeches were found on a park workers foot while wading at the beach area las…
Lake Minnewaska Beach Closed Because of Leeches
Lake Minnewaska Beach was closed to all access last week when a leech epidemic was discovered.
Officials said the beach will remain closed through Wednesday while crews treat the water with copper sulfate. No swimming, boating, scuba, fishing or drinking from the lake. YUC...