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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.
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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.

Open Hearth Cooking Rescheduled
Due to last weekend's unseasonable snowstorm, the Friends of High Point State Park's Open Hearth Cooking celebration has been rescheduled for this Saturday, November 5th, from 11 AM to 3 PM in the Interpretive Center.

Before Open Hearth begins, at 10 AM, join the Park Naturalist for an easy 1.5-mile walk around Sawmill Lake. We'll look for signs of beaver activity and see how many different kinds of seeds we can find as the plants prepare for winter. Some portions of the trail may be muddy, so wear appropriate footwear. This walk is suitable for adults and families with children age six and up. Meet at the Sawmill Lake boat launch.  When we're done, we can all go up to the Interpretive Center for hot beverages and to see what's cooking on the fire.