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.
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.
The Monument, with Lake Marcia in the foreground about a half hour after sunset.
While often best known for attracting monarch butterflies, milkweed hosts many different kinds of insects. On this common milkweed plant near group campsite "A," fritillary butterflies feed, along with a black and red milkweed beetle and Japanese beetle.
Canada lilies, ranging in color from yellow to a darker orange, are in bloom in isolated spots along Sawmill and Park Ridge Roads.