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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Old-Fashioned Beefsteak Dinner and Volunteer Celebration

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
From pulling weeds (by land AND by water) to wading through streams with fourth graders to directing traffic at the Lake Hopatcong Block Party, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s volunteers have shown enthusiasm, grit, and passion for the health of New Jersey’s largest lake and the enjoyment of those who use it. On Saturday, November 3, …

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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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Lake Loop 2018

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
October 7, 2018, Hopatcong State Park There’s something for everyone at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s annual bike, run, paddle challenge.  Enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful Lake Hopatcong while participating one, two or all three events in support of New Jersey’s largest lake. Come challenge yourself and then stay and relax with great local food, a …

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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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