“I was thrilled when LHF added kayaking”

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake History, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
“As an avid paddler, I was thrilled when LHF added kayaking to the activities in which one can participate in at the Lake Loop. It’s a very nice, calm area of the lake to paddle in the fall. After your paddle, you get to mingle with other participants who genuinely care about Lake Hopatcong.”  –Jen …

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The Farmers Market Is A Great Place To Shop Local

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Shop Local
Get thee to your local Farmers Market and you’ll be able to #ShopLocalLakeHopatcong with quite a few businesses in one setting.   Thanks to Hopatcong Lake Regional News who visited the Hopatcong Farmers Market to show you all the cool local businesses you’ll find there in a fun little video. The Hopatcong Farmers Market is open …

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A Floating Friendraiser

Categories: Friendraiser, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, LHF, News
LHF Friendraiser
Our Friendraisers are off to a great start for 2017! A “Friendraiser” is an opportunity to dine with friends, neighbors and colleagues while raising awareness and funds for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. Instead of bringing a beverage or a dessert, guests make a contribution to Lake Hopatcong Foundation. The guest list, theme and menu are entirely …

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Save the Date for a Free Invasive Species Strike Force Training Workshop

Categories: Hopatcong, News, Other, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
Protecting Native Habitat Along Our Trail The first phase of the Lake Hopatcong Trail, funded from a NJ DEP Recreational Trails Grant, is taking shape in the Borough of Hopatcong.  When completed, the Lake Hopatcong Trail will circle the entire lake and will be approximately 40 miles long.  We are making great progress, but volunteers are …

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Congratulations to Our 2017 Scholarship Winners!

Categories: Education, News, Other
2017 Scholarship Winner Sarah O'Sullivan
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is proud to announce the winners of our 2017 scholarships; Benjamin Smith of Succasunna and Sarah O’Sullivan of Hopatcong.  The foundation awards two $1,000 scholarships annually to a senior who is a resident (year-round or seasonal) of one of the four towns that border Lake Hopatcong and who plans to pursue …

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Local Author Donates Books to Benefit Train Station Restoration

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Other

On Friday, April 21st, The Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum hosted local author Alex Perriello for a book signing of his historical fiction novel, Jacob’s War. Mr. Perriello attended the event dressed as his protagonist and also held a question and answer session for attendees. Published in 2016, Jacob’s War is a compelling and entertaining tale set …

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LH Historical Museum Hosting Local Author, Proceeds to Benefit Train Station Restoration

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Other

The Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum will host local author Alex Perriello at the museum this Friday evening, April 21, from 6:00 to 7:30PM. Mr. Perriello will answer questions and sign copies of his historical fiction novel, Jacob’s War. Published in 2016, Jacob’s War is a compelling and entertaining tale set both in the present and …

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Blazing New Trails

Categories: Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other, Recreational Trails

The first blazes have been installed on the Lake Hopatcong Trail!  Peter Dolan, NJ Program Coordinator for the NY/NJ Trail Conference, presented a trail maintenance workshop on March 25th, where 20 volunteers completed trail work and learned the skills needed to help maintain the new Lake Hopatcong Trail.  After a lesson on proper blazing techniques, LHF Recreational Trails Committee Chair …

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