As many as 7,000 visitors take advantage of these facilities in a single day. Most of them belong to the garden variety of American tourist out to see the sights, but there are also many who have an interest in the future of the St. Lawrence Valley. The New York State Council of Parks held a meeting there recently, and its members studied the project thoroughly. Others go to the authority with suggestions, helpful hints and criticisms.
Mr. Moses has written out a big order. If he can create a place where power and industry combine with recreation and esthetic values, he will have achieved a long-sought goal. Conservationists, fishermen, hunters, wildlife students and those who have enjoyed the beauties of the big river are watching every move he makes. If he attains his goal, the St. Lawrence Power Project will stand as a model for other such projects over the nation.