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.
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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.

Summer Nature Scavenger Hunts

Fridays in July and Thursdays in August
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

All ages. Registration is not required. $5 Parking fee.

This is a fun and informal way to discover High Point. Each week you’ll explore a different area in search of natural artifacts. Some will be easy, others a little more difficult, and some call for creative thinking. Bring a picnic and make a day of it!

- July 10, 2009
Monument - July 17, 2009
Old Trail - July 24, 2009
Beach - July 31, 2009
Monument – August 6, 2009
Old Trail – August 13, 2009
Beach – August 20, 2009
Monument – August 27, 2009

Meeting Places:
Beach - Meet by the swings at the beach.
Monument - Meet on the steps to the Monument plaza.
Old Trail - Meet by the Old Trail trailhead (across the street from the beach parking area).