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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Lake Hopatcong Trail Opening Soon!

Categories: community, Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
Lake Hopatcong Trail
After months of planning and hundreds of hours of volunteer labor, the Lake Hopatcong Trail is almost ready for its official opening! Please join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and short hike on the new trail on September 23, from 10 – 11 a.m.. We will meet behind the Hopatcong Senior Center (32 Lakeside Blvd, …

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

Categories: Hopatcong, News, Other, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
Invasive Garlic Mustard
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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Join Us for Our Annual Group Hike This Saturday

Categories: community, Hopatcong, News, Other, Recreational Trails
We are thrilled to host our annual group hike for 2017 on a section of the newly built Lake Hopatcong Trail this Saturday, June 17!   Please meet us in the rear section of the parking lot behind the Hopatcong Senior Center, 32 Lakeside Boulevard, Hopatcong. We will begin the hike promptly at 9:00 am.   …

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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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Lots of Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities!

Categories: Block Party, community, Education, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Recreational Trails, Roxbury, Uncategorized, Volunteers

With the warmer weather comes a slew of upcoming LHF volunteer opportunities! From block parties to hiking to field trips, we have something for everyone.