Join the Friends of High Point State Park on the beach at
as we say
goodbye to summer with a fun-filled day of fishing and boating. Lake Marcia
BAIT & BOAT FESTIVAL
Saturday, September 9, 2017
1 pm to 6 pm
*Donation of $5 or more per boater or family appreciated
Rain Date is Sunday
September 10, 2017, 1 pm - 6 pm
This special event is the one day of the year that boats are allowed on
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. Lake Marcia
Afternoon activities include boat races, fishing & sandcastle contests, Park Naturalist Program, and crafts. An early evening campfire on the beach with s’mores will conclude the festivities.
2015 Bait & Boat Festival
Schedule of Events
1 pm Boating, Fishing Contest, Sandcastle Contest, and Crafts start
2 pm Boat Race
3 pm Park Naturalist Program
4 pm Boat Race
4 pm Crafts end
5 pm Boating, Fishing and Sandcastle Contests end
5 pm to 6 pm Campfire with S'mores
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.
Please note that all boats must be rinsed off before going in the lake to prevent the spread of invasive species!
Pack a picnic and bring the whole family for a day of adventure at
See you on the lake!