Thursday, January 14, 2016

Winter Festival 2016

Please join us for our annual celebration of snow and ice at High Point State Park!
Snowmen, Art Credit: Kaitlyn Straway

Winter Festival
Saturday, January 30, 2016
12 pm to 3 pm
(Snow date Sunday, January 31)
HPSP Interpretive Center

Bundle up and bring the whole family for a day of winter fun. Activities will include winter themed crafts, guided hike, story corner, sing along, hot cocoa and cookies by the fire, snowshoeing and ice-fishing demonstrations (conditions permitting). Admission to the Winter Festival is FREE, but a suggested donation of $5 or more per family is appreciated.

The New Jersey Dog Sled Club will attend and present an education program and sled dog demonstration.

Massena Sled Dog Races, photo provided by Kathy Murarik

Kathy on gig at Pine Barrens, photo provided by Kathy Murarik


Winter Festival Schedule 
12 pm – 3 pm Bird Feeder Crafts, Cookies & Cocoa by the Fire, Ice Fishing Demonstration, Snowshoeing
12:30 pm Guided Hike
1:30 pm Winter Weather Talk with Nick Stefano
2:15 pm Story Time
2:30 pm Sing-Along with Joe Rocco


Snow Date for the Winter Festival is Sunday, January 31, from 12 pm to 3 pm. We will post an update on this page and on Facebook if there is a need to postpone to the snow date. Happy Winter!  

Please Renew Your Friends of High Point State Park Membership in 2016! 

Thank you and we hope to see you on the mountain!