Hopatcong State Park


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Hopatcong State Park


Location:At the southwest end of Lake Hopatcong. Take Exit 28 from Route 80 or follow Route 183 in Netcong.
Facilities:Picnic areas, shelter, playgrounds, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, playing field, refreshments, bathhouse, boat ramps, lookout point, playground.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, sailing, sailboarding, jet skiing, fishing, swimming, ice skating, ice fishing, ice boating, ice sailing, sledding, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Lake Hopatcong was originally created as part of Morris Canal, a 90-mile waterway that ran from Newark to Phillipsburg and was the chief means of transporting coal, iron, and zinc across New Jersey in the 1860s. The lake is 9 miles long with 2,500 surface acres.
Address:PO Box 8519
Landing, NJ 07850

Phone:973-398-7010
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/hopatcong.html
Size: 107 acres.

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The annual event was held at Hopatcong State Park in Landing on a beautiful autumn day, and gave participants the option to ride a bike around the lake on a 62-mile, 40-mile, or 20-mile loop; run or walk a 1-mile or 5K trail hike; paddle a 1- or 2.
Northern Region farming leases are available in High Point State Park, Hopatcong State Park, Jenny Jump State Forest, Kittatinny Valley State Park and Wawayanda State Park.