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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.

Fall Programs for Preschoolers

Fledgling Naturalist programs are for or 3 to 5 year-olds with an adult partner and are designed to encourage young children's curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world, through outdoor activities, stories, games, and crafts.

Class size is limited. Registration is required. Call 973-875-1471 or email highpointprograms@gmail.com.

Marvelous Migrations
Thursday, September 24 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

or Friday, September 25 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

In autumn a number of animals undertake amazing journeys. We'll explore who migrates, why, and how.

Green Leaves in the Fall
Thursday, October 8 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

or Friday, October 9 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Come take a closer look at leaves, both their colors and shapes. Fall is a fun time time to turn over a new (or old) leaf.

Seeds and Squirrels
Thursday, October 22 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

or Friday, October 23 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Fall is a busy time for both plants and squirrels. Plants are setting their seeds and squirrels are harvesting them. Come learn about both.