The Lake Hopatcong Foundation sponsored the 2021 Lake Hopatcong Photo Contest, and the submissions from local photographers was simply amazing. Take a few minutes to check out the excellent work from local residents.

By: Donna Macalle-Holly: The Lake Hopatcong Foundation, in cooperation with Musconetcong Watershed Association, will host a sightseeing cruise on the LHF Floating Classroom followed by a hike along the Morris Canal Towpath to discover the history of Lake Hopatcong and the Morris Canal. 

Lake Hopatcong Foundation: B-SAFE dock numbers are a simple way to help create a safer lake. Dock numbers provide a "lake address" connected to each property's 9-1-1 street address. If an emergency occurs on or near the water, an accurate location can be reported using the nearest dock number as a reference point. 

It still works! The 96-year-old Lake Hopatcong State Park Fountain, where tourists frolicked nearly a century ago and locals continued to splash around until 20 years ago, was turned on briefly this week as restoration planning got underway.

What do you love most about Lake Hopatcong life? As a natural, recreational, and community resource, there are so many things that make Lake Hopatcong special. Here's your chance to share your favorite photo of a spectacular sunset, a heron in flight, that perfect waterskiing shot, or your absolute favorite view of the lake by entering our "Lake Your Best Shot!" 2021 photo contest. 

This week, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) deployed two continuous monitoring buoys on Lake Hopatcong. Buoy ST-21 is located in River Styx and the Buoy ST-22 is located along the eastern shoreline across from Hopatcong State Park. 

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