With the first great American river as its namesake, it should come as no surprise that the Hudson Valley boasts a wide assortment of water recreation options. You can jump in a kayak or canoe and paddle through wetlands populated with all manner of shy wildlife in an estuary, shoot some rapids in a Catskill stream, take a dip in public swimming area or see the good side of our cities in a kayak or tour boat on the Hudson itself.
Aside from the mighty Hudson, few area waterways are suitable for motorized boats –– they're . . .
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