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, …

Read More

Thank You! The Train Station Grounds Are Now Ready for Winter

Categories: News, Train Station, Volunteers
Many thanks to everyone who raked, shoveled, hauled and cleared at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station grounds on Saturday, October 21.  All of the planned projects were completed and the grounds are ready for winter. Two benches have been ordered and will be installed as soon as they arrive, and interior restoration work will be …

Read More

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, …

Read More

Our Favorite Six-Year-Old Train Enthusiast Helps Out at Train Station

Categories: community, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Roxbury, Train Station, Volunteers
Paul, our favorite six-year-old train enthusiast (see Six-Year-Old Train Enthusiast Supports Train Station Restoration for His Birthday), was up for a visit to NJ last weekend and came out with his mom, brother, sister, aunt and cousin to help volunteer at the station (see Many Hands Make Light Work). The kids brought their own shovels and pails …

Read More

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, …

Read More

Lake Hopatcong Trail Moving Along

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong, News, Recreational Trails, Volunteers
We have been hard at work building and blazing the Hopatcong leg of the Lake Hopatcong Trail, a trail system that will encircle the entire lake and be approximately 40 miles long when completed. The Hopatcong section of the trail starts on the towpath across from Hopatcong State Park, winds through Hopatcong Borough towards the Prospect …

Read More

LHF Block Party is Cancelled

Categories: Block Party, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other

It is with a very heavy heart, that we must cancel tomorrow’s 4th Annual Lake Hopatcong Foundation Block Party. After keeping a close eye on local and national weather services, we have determined that, due to the severity of Saturday’s storm, going through with the event could be a public safety concern for all involved. …

Read More

Clean Up Your Community on Earth Day

Categories: community, Events, News, Other, Projects and Initiatives, Roxbury, Uncategorized

Join the Lake Hopatcong Foundation for just one hour to pick up roadside debris along Mt. Arlington Blvd in support of Roxbury’s Adopt-A-Road Program. We will meet at the Nixon School at 8:30 am on Earth Day, April 22. Clean-up supplies and vests will be provided. Interested volunteers should send email to donna@lakehopatcongfoundation.org.  All volunteers will …

Read More