It may be hard to picture, while snowflakes are falling outside, but it won’t be long before the 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party is here!
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation is looking forward to hosting the annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party (rain or shine), Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Hopatcong State Park.
“Fracking poses risks to the Delaware River Basin that New Jersey cannot accept,” said Governor Murphy.
Lake Hopatcong that has been blessed with enough rain and snow to recover partial from the 5-foot drawdown is maintaining at the agreed upon 7-foot mark.
Here are the current conditions, according to Dow’s Boat Rentals on Lake Hopatcong.
Author: John Kurzman - It is really terrific that it appears that the DEP has taken our requests into consideration, and rather than stop the refill at 30 inches or 26 inches, has allowed the refill to go to 7.13', which is the equivalent of a 22-inch drawdown, the same as a regular annual drawdown. This now positions the lake for a regular refill in the springtime!
This is a one of the greatest fund-raisers that happens on Lake Hopatcong. Which takes place every February at the Hopatcong State Park and is designed to raise money for special needs kids.
Lake Hopatcong has recovered from the five-foot drawdown to hold steady at seven-feet at the dam. This is the level the lake will be maintained until the spring refill to allow for ice build-up.
Eight LHF volunteers representing the education team were honored for their incredible work in helping to create and run the LHF field trip program.
We at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation are thrilled to be ringing in the new year in our new home at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station building (finally)!
The Biggest Annual Event around Lake Hopatcong that draws over 3,000 people is now open to all Vendors and Sponsors Registration.
Since December 15th Lake Hopatcong has risen by two-feet to reach the level of six-feet as measured at the dam. This will leave just three more feet to go before we reach the ideal nine-foot level in time for the boating season.