Two more weeks before the lake begins to refill

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
The five-year 60-inch drawdown will be coming to a close in a couple of weeks. If you haven’t yet had the chance to tackle inspections or maintenance to any waterfront structures, now is the time! Residents can contact Hopatcong State Park at 973-398-7010 to inquire about projects that do or don’t require a permit. According …

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Volunteers Celebrated at Beefsteak Dinner

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation hosted a traditional beefsteak dinner Saturday, Nov. 3, at the St. Jude Parish Hall in Hopatcong. The event was a fundraiser for the LHF as well as a gathering to honor LHF volunteers. “As a small organization, we’re limited as to what we can do without paying more people,” said Marty …

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Call for Lake Loop Volunteers

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Join us in creating an amazing day of activities for the benefit of Lake Hopatcong at our annual Lake Loop bike, run, paddle challenge on October 7 at Hopatcong State Park.  This event has so many moving parts and it takes a LOT of people to make it run smoothly, so we are looking for a big …

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Five-Foot Drawdown – Timeline and Procedures

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
This year, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection will be moving forward with its five-year, 60-inch drawdown procedure to allow access to waterfront structures for inspection and maintenance. Residents can contact Hopatcong State Park at 973-398-7010 to inquire about needed permits for work to waterfront structures. The drawdown also allows for cleanup of the lakebed …

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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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Show Your Support – Veteran’s Cruise to Set Sail Tomorrow

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
2016 Lake Hopatcong Veteran's Cruise
The Lake Hopatcong Cruises will once again be honoring local veterans with two complimentary veteran’s cruises that will set sail on Saturday, June 30 1 from 9 am to 10:30 am (Hopatcong and Jefferson) and again from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm (Mt. Arlington and Roxbury).  Each of the four towns that border the lake (Hopatcong, Jefferson, …

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