High Point State Park

High Point State Park


Location:7 miles north of the town of Sussex via Route 23; or 4 miles south of Port Jervis, NY.
Facilities:50 tent campsites (no trailers), flush toilets, 2 group camps with pit toilets, 2 cabins, 1 group cabin, picnic areas, group picnic facilities with shelters, playgrounds, food concessions, cross-country ski center, ski rentals, multi-use trails, self-guided nature trail, bathhouse, boat launch, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling, special deer hunt (November), historical programs (seasonal), nature programs (year round).
Special Features:High Point Monument, dedicated to the memory of all war veterans, is 220 feet high and is located 1,803 feet above sea level. The view from the top of the monument is a panorama of farmland and forest, hills and valleys, in three states. A segment of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail passes through the park (see separate entry in national trails section).
Address:1480 Rt 23
Sussex, NJ 07461

Phone:973-875-4800
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/highpoint.html
Size: 15,413 acres.

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High Point State Park has no firearm season for deer, but would be open for bear season illegally with muzzle-loaders.
Those of New Jersey provenances were grown from cuttings gathered from healthy, native trees between 25 and 60 years of age, as determined by increment coring, from Lebanon State Forest, Belleplain State Forest, and High Point State Park, located in southern, central, and northern New Jersey, respectively.
Survival for the North Carolina population (88%) was comparable to the survival rates for High Point State Park and Lebanon State Forest (both 88%) and higher than the rate for Belleplain State Forest (68%) (Table 2).
A significant difference was also found between the heights of the High Point State Park population and the Belleplain and Lebanon State Forest populations, with the Lebanon and Belleplain populations significantly taller.

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