Kidding around! Scavenger hike

Categories: kidding around, Lake Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails
Ladybugs… pinecones… spider webs… there’s so much to experience when you’re out in nature.  Head out for a hike this weekend, in honor of National Trails Day, and take the time to appreciate what you see, hear, smell, and feel. Check off the items on the scavenger hunt list that you discover on your hike …

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Girl Scouts assist with upcoming LHF annual hike

Categories: Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails
This year’s LHF annual hike is presented in conjunction with local Girl Scout Troop 96094!  The Troop’s Bronze Award project centers around bringing awareness of the Lake Hopatcong Trail to the community. Trail maintenance As part of their project, Troop 96094 has adopted a portion of the trail to maintain and are encouraging others to …

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Keep to the trail (please!)

Categories: News, Recreational Trails
The Lake Hopatcong Trail is an exciting way to bring the community together while giving a new recreational opportunity to those who live around and visit Lake Hopatcong. As many of you know, there are 10 miles blazed of what we hope will be a 40-mile trail encircling the lake in the years ahead. Parts …

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Reflecting on a year of exciting accomplishments

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality
It’s that time again, as the new year approaches, to take just a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. There were several big firsts in 2018, from launching the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom to moving our office into the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, it was a busy and exciting year.  Below …

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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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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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