Thursday, April 18, 2013

Get Outside!


Saturday, April 27, 2013
(Rain Date Sunday, April 28)
High Point State Park
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Pack a picnic!        FREE*        Bring your bike!
*Donations welcomed and appreciated

Join Us for a Day of Challenges on the Mountain
In celebration of Earth Day, the Friends of HPSP challenge visitors of all ages to spend the day outside exploring and having fun at High Point State Park! We have planned a full schedule of activities for adults and families. Participate in three activities in your category and become an Earth Day Challenge Champion!

9:30 am
Yoga on the Mountain
(Interpretive Center)
1:00 pm
Guided Hike
(Interpretive Center)
11:30 am
Bike Hike w/BYO Bag Lunch
(Winter Parking Lot)
2:30 pm
Scavenger Hunt
(Interpretive Center)
2:00 pm
Guided Hike
(Cedar Swamp Trail)
3:00 pm
Children’s Activities & 
Eco Crafts
(Interpretive Center)

4:00 pm Closing Ceremony and Challenge Champion Recognition at Interpretive Center

Sponsored by the Friends of High Point State Park
For more information on the event, call 973-702-0488

The Adult Bike Hike is supported by the Black Bear Cycling Club and the Sussex Bike and Sport Shop. Participants must bring their own bike, helmet, water, and bag lunch.

Do you have what it takes to be a Challenge Champion?
See you on the mountain!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

A Bear-y Fun Afternoon!

The Friends of High Point State Park are sponsoring a Teddy Bear Picnic!

Teddy Bear Picnic
Saturday, April 13
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
High Point State Park Interpretive Center

Families with children ages 2 through 10, and their favorite teddy bears, are cordially invited to come out of hibernation for a bear-y fun afternoon! Join the Friends of High Point State Park as we celebrate spring and explore the natural history of the North American Black Bear. Activities will include a bear discovery station, craft corner, story time den, and picnic snack. Bring your favorite teddy bear or plush animal friend.

The program is FREE, but donations to the Friends of High Point State Park are appreciated. Registration is highly suggested. Walk-ins are welcome to attend. For more information and to register, please call Michelle at (201) 650-8475 or send an email to

See you on the mountain!