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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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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Volunteer Spotlight: Becky Rubenstein

Categories: News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
It’s probably one of the most ambitious events staged by a non-profit organization with a staff of less than five. Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s annual Lake Loop features three cycling routes around the lake, more than a mile of paddling on the lake, a 5k run, a dog walk, live music, food, multiple vendors and a …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Fialcowitz

Categories: News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
After retiring from the Jersey Central Power & Light Company in the summer of 2016, Bob Fialcowitz has been enjoying a life of leisure, spending most of his time watching reruns of his favorite 1960s TV sitcoms from the comfort of a recliner at his longtime Hopatcong home. Just kidding. Actually, he’s among increasing numbers …

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Reflecting on an Outstanding Year

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality
The approach of a new year, with all its promise and potential, is also a good time to pause and reflect.  The past year presented plenty of challenges but also brought new opportunities to engage with the community, steady progress on core projects and initiatives, and some very exciting new beginnings.  Below is an info-graphic …

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Vandalism on Trail Highlights Need for Trail Maintenance Volunteers

Categories: Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Recreational Trails
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has received lots of great feedback from community members who have been hiking and enjoying the new Lake Hopatcong Trail. The first leg of the planned 40-mile trail stretches approximately 9 miles through the Borough of Hopatcong and was officially opened in September. Unfortunately, along with all of the positive feedback, …

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Volunteers Needed for Ongoing Trail Maintenance

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
Lake Hopatcong Trail Volunteers
The first phase of the Lake Hopatcong Trail has been built and blazed and is now open for hikers to enjoy!  This first leg of the planned 40-mile trail stretches about 9 miles beginning on the Morris Canal Towpath across from Hopatcong State Park in Landing. It winds through Hopatcong Borough, with several spurs to access the trail, …

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Lake Hopatcong Trail Now Officially Open!

Categories: community, Events, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
LHF Trail Ribbon-Cutting
More than 100 people turned out for the official opening of the first leg of the Lake Hopatcong Trail on Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hopatcong Senior Center.  The ceremony included several speakers, the official ribbon-cutting and a short hike on the newly opened trail. The Lake Hopatcong Trail, when completed, will …

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