Hundreds of Students Explore Lake Hopatcong During Spring Educational Field Trips

Categories: community, Education, Lake Hopatcong, News
Nearly 800 area students poured into Hopatcong State Park over 7 days this spring to participate in our Lake Hopatcong educational field trip program. The field trips provide an interactive adventure for fourth- and fifth-grade students to learn all about Lake Hopatcong and the watershed that is vital to its health. This year’s students were the first …

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Order Your B-SAFE Dock Number Sign by 6-15 for Summer 2018

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
B-SAFE (Blue Signs Are for Emergencies) dock number signs are once again available to order. The B-SAFE Dock Numbering Program was developed with the aimof improving emergency response times and safety on Lake Hopatcong. Each lakefront property has been assigned a unique dock number, or “lake address,” which is linked to its 9-1-1 street address. Lakefront property …

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First Students Board Floating Classroom for Educational Field Trips

Categories: community, Education, Lake Hopatcong, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s spring educational field trip season launched this past week with the debut of the Floating Classroom. About 250 fourth- and fifth-grade students from Roxbury and Jefferson Townships climbed aboard the Floating Classroom as one component of their Lake Hopatcong educational field trip at Hopatcong State Park. The new vessel has scientific equipment on …

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Join Us for Our Annual Group Hike on June 3

Categories: community, Hopatcong, News, Other, Recreational Trails
Please join us for our annual group hike at 1:00 pm on Sunday, June 3, on a spur of the Lake Hopatcong Trail.  We will meet at the lake-side parking lot for Roland May Eves Mountain Inlet Sanctuary (40.970846, -74.640349). This hike, led by LHF Recreational Trails Committee Chair Cliff Lundin is moderate in difficulty and will take …

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Help Us Determine Future Community Programming at the Train Station!

Categories: community, Grants, News, Other, Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been working to improve the Lake Hopatcong region since 2012, through programs and initiatives focused on the environment, education, community, historical preservation, recreation as well as arts and culture.  One of our major initiatives has been the restoration of the historical Lake Hopatcong Train Station in Landing, New Jersey, for …

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Block Partiers Defy Forecast for Successful Lakeside Event

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Chilly rain may have put puddles in the parking lot at Hopatcong State Park last weekend, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of guests at the 5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party. Nearly 2,000 attendees joined a couple hundred event volunteers at the event hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF), putting a sunny spin …

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Lake Hopatcong Block Party Set to Make a Big Splash

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
During World War I, residents of New York City’s East Side began holding informal gatherings in the streets to honor people from their neighborhoods who were serving the Armed Forces. One hundred years later, “block parties” have become a favorite festive way for neighbors to strengthen their bonds and enhance their sense of belonging. That …

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A HUGE Thank You to Our 2018 Block Party Sponsors!

Categories: Block Party, community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
5th Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party Sponsors Thank you to all of our sponsors who so generously support this annual tradition that brings local community groups, businesses, organizations, crafters and food vendors together for a day that kicks off the summer season and celebrates all facets of Lake Hopatcong life. 5 Star Sponsor 2 Star Sponsors …

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