Lake cleanup proves very tiresome

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
It’s safe to assume that part of the fun of volunteering for the recent lake-wide cleanup of Lake Hopatcong is that it’s sort of like a treasure hunt. It may not have quite the same romance as, say, Indiana Jones’s archaeological exploits in the Raiders of the Lost Ark movies, but there’s something exciting about …

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Cleanup tallies, volunteers and quotables

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
2018 lake-wide cleanup tallies Every 5 years, the State of New Jersey draws down Lake Hopatcong by 60 inches to allow property owners to repair docks and seawalls. The drawdown can also help to kill off unwanted aquatic plants in shallow areas, while facilitating cleanup efforts.  The first lake-wide cleanup was organized by the LHF …

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Hundreds of volunteers venture out to remove trash from Lake Hopatcong

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
Shortly after 8 o’clock on a misty Saturday morning, the collar of two green-plaid boots peeked up above the dark-gray muck just off Brady Road in Jefferson Township. Barely a step away, Cora Haughney was desperately trying to find her balance on one foot, which she’d managed to plant on a friend’s clean boot while …

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Lake Loop 2018: Results, Gratitude and Photos

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
We sincerely thank all who made Lake Loop 2018 on October 7 at Hopatcong State Park such a success! As always, the Lake Loop was an event full of energy because of the limitless enthusiasm of the people who were there. Participants, vendors, and spectators and volunteers all brought so much electricity to the day …

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Lake Loop Brings State Park to Life

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
By October, summer’s roar of activity at Hopatcong State Park has faded to little more than the whisper of windswept leaves scraping along pavement. Some days, however, are exceptions. The sixth annual Lake Loop, held Sunday, Oct. 7 at the park, pulled in several hundred visitors. Cars crammed the parking lot, music filled the air, …

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Final Call for Lake Loop 2018

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
Today is the LAST DAY to pre-register for Lake Loop 2018 This year’s bike, run and paddle challenge, on Sunday, Oct.7, at Hopatcong State Park is set to be AMAZING and you won’t want to miss it! Enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful Lake Hopatcong while participating in one, two or all three events in support …

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Lake Loop Bike Routes – What to Expect

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
The bike course will go clockwise around the lake and consist of approximately 20 miles of rolling terrain. This is a great course for experienced cyclists, weekend warriors or riders who want to stretch their legs and enjoy the ride. As the name suggests, this route loops the lake and offers many lake views that …

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Lake Loop Matching Gift Challenge Extended

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
Lake Loop matching gift challenge has been extended through October 5! The Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s annual Lake Loop fundraiser is a bike, run, paddle challenge scheduled for October 7 at Hopatcong State Park.  In addition to the challenges participants face at Lake Loop 2018, Live the Lake NJ, our event sponsor, has also challenged participants to kick …

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