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Welcome!

Welcome to the High Point State Park blog - your source for information about nature and history programs in the Park. High Point is located in the northwestern corner of New Jersey in rural Sussex County.

Please call the Interpretive Center at 973.875.1471 if you have questions about park programs, or email us at highpointprograms@gmail.com.

For questions about hiking, camping, swimming, picnicking or other information, please call the park office at 973.875.4800 or go to the official website for High Point State Park and the NJ Division of Parks and Forestry.
Need directions? Click on the link above.

Monthly Calendar

To view the full program description in Google Calendar, click on the program title, then click on the "more details" link at the bottom of the expanded entry, and a new window will open with all the program information. You can also switch between "monthly, "weekly," and "agenda" views by clicking on the tabs in the upper right corner. To create a printer-friendly calendar, click on the icon to the left of the tabs. To advance through the months click on the forward/backward arrows at the top left of the calendar.

August Programs for "Fledgling" Naturalists

For 3 to 5 year-olds with an adult partner. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Call 973-875-1471 or email highpointprograms@gmail.com. $5 Parking fee. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children's curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world, through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts.

Night by Day
Friday, August 7, 2009 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Come take a daytime look at High Point’s night life: moths, bats, owls, and more!

A Whole Lotta Holes!
Friday, August 14, 2009 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Who lives in holes? Who makes them and how? Come explore holes, big and small, and learn about their occupants.

What’s Wild?
Friday, August 21, 2009 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Come learn what makes an animal wild, and learn about the animals that call High Point home.