Lake Loop Training Event – Meetup Paddle

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
Join us for our first Lake Loop training event – a free relaxed paddle on Lake Hopatcong on Saturday, September 15 at 9 am. Bring your own kayak, canoe, or paddle board. We will meet at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation parking lot (37 Nolan’s Point Park Road) and launch next to the Windlass.  Plan to …

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Native Plant Gardens Thriving at Train Station

Categories: community, Going Green, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Train Station
Theses photos show our two gardens at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station – our mass planting garden and our specimen garden.  All plants are native to New Jersey and, as can be seen above, are thriving at the station.   We are already planning our next native plant sale for May 2019.  Native plants have the advantage of requiring …

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Get Your B-SAFE Dock Number Sign to Easily Install During Five-Year Drawdown

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Roxbury
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 owners may voluntarily purchase and post a B-SAFE dock number sign where it can …

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Kids Hike and Learn During Summer Camp

Categories: community, Education, Floating Classroom, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails, Water Quality
We are thrilled the kids from Camp Innovate in Hopatcong were able to hike on the Lake Hopatcong Trail as well as learn about water ecology and watersheds on the Floating Classroom this summer!  Campers ventured on a hike along the Lake Hopatcong trail with LHF Trails Committee Chair Cliff Lundin as their guide. They …

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Choose Your Challenge at Lake Loop 2018

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
There’s something for everyone at the 2018 Lake Loop, which will offer participants bike, run and paddle challenges on Sunday, Oct.7 at Hopatcong State Park.  Enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful Lake Hopatcong while participating in one, two or all three events in support of New Jersey’s largest lake. Come challenge yourself and then relax while …

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Courtesy Patrols – Be Considerate, Be Safe

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Volunteers
Last year, the LHF was able to work with homeowners and various recreational groups at the lake to draft a voluntary set of guidelines, “Lake Hopatcong for All.”  While the language addresses general boating courtesies at the lake, it was largely written with Byram Cove in mind and its enormous popularity on summer weekends. Over …

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State Police Seeking Assistance in Wave Runner Theft Case

Categories: community, Jefferson, News
New Jersey State Police are seeking assistance regarding an investigation of stolen wave runners out of Prospect Point Marina located at 1 Brady Bridge Road. On Monday, July 9th, 2018 two identical white and blue Yamaha GP1800 wave runners were stolen from the dock at Prospect Point Marina.  Please contact NJSP at 732-541-0491 or 973-663-1289 …

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Train Station Awarded 2018 Morris County Historic Preservation Grant

Categories: community, Lake History, News, Projects and Initiatives, Train Station
Lake Hopatcong Train Station
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is thrilled to announce the Lake Hopatcong Train Station has been awarded a $180,000 Morris County Historic Preservation Grant.  The grant, recently approved by the Morris County Freeholders, will provide funding to continue interior and exterior restoration work on the station. The 1911 train station was designed in the Jacobean style as …

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