Welcome to the Friends of High Point State Park blog! We are glad you are here. Feel free to take a look around and make yourself at home. Learn about the Friends of High Point State Park and our activities. Save the date and join us on the mountain for our upcoming programs. We greatly appreciate your support. Please consider becoming a member, sponsor, or dedicated volunteer. Thank you for visiting.
the Friends of HPSP on the beach at LakeMarcia as we say goodbye
to summer with a fun-filled day of fishing and boating.
BAIT & BOAT FESTIVAL
Saturday, September 7, 2013
1 pm - 6:30 pm
(Rain Date Sunday, September 8, 2013, 1 pm - 6:30 pm)
Boat Race, 2012
This special event is the
one day of the year that boats are allowed on LakeMarcia.
Participants may borrow one of the Friends’ kayaks or canoes for a short paddle
or bring their own non-motorized boat and spend the day exploring.
Participant brought his fishing kayak, 2012
activities include a boat race, fishing contest, nature hike, and crafts. An
early evening campfire on the beach with stories, songs, and s’mores will
conclude the festivities.
Kids Craft, 2012
Fishing Contest, 2012
All persons fishing, age sixteen or older, must have and
display a valid NJ State fishing license. Please bring your own fishing
equipment. All boaters must wear a PFD while on the lake. Participants who plan
to bring their own non-motorized boat, remember your PFDs, and stop by the beach
for instructions before putting your boat in the water.
Boat Festival Schedule
1 pm – 5 pm
1 pm – 4 pm
Fishing Contest & Crafts
2 pm Boat
5 pm Campfire
Pack a picnic and bring the whole family for a day of adventure at High Point State Park. The event is FREE, but donations are appreciated. Rain date is Sunday, September 8, 2013.