Lake Minnewaska will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday in Catskill due to an infestation of blood-sucking leeches.
The lake, which is a popular swimming area at Catskill Mountain, was discovered to have leeches on Monday prompting the close until a team can eliminate the leeches using copper sulfate.
The lake is closed to all activities, but Lake Awosting which is also located at Catskill Mountain is still open.
Source: NBC New York
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