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High Point State Park

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1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States

January 2019

Explore Snow and Ice at High Point State Park

January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
Free

For families with children ages five and up. Come learn about snow, ice, and winter weather through games, crafts, and experiments. Learn how High Point's wildlife survives frozen temperatures, and cut your own no-two-alike snowflakes. Plan to spend time both inside and out. Meet at the Interpretive Center. Explore Snow and Ice 2:00 to 3:30 PM Fee: None High Point State Park 973-875-1471

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Preschool Activity at High Point State Park

January 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
$5

For 3 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through seasonally-themed activities, stories, games, and crafts. This winter we'll be exploring winter wildlife, weather, and birds. The timing of topics will depend primarily on weather conditions. Friday's program is a repeat of Thursday. Arrive any time between 1:00 and 1:30 for free play on Thursday and between 10:30 and 11:00 AM on…

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Fledgling Naturalists – High Point State Park

January 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on January 18, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on January 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on February 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 15, 2019 at 10:30 am

High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
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$5

For 3 to 5 year olds and an adult partner. Fledgling Naturalist programs are designed to encourage young children’s curiosity, engaging them hands-on in the natural world through seasonally-themed activities, stories, games, and crafts. This winter we'll be exploring winter wildlife, weather, and birds. The timing of topics will depend primarily on weather conditions. Friday's program is a repeat of Thursday. Arrive any time between 1:00 and 1:30 for free play on Thursday and between 10:30 and 11:00 AM on…

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Nature in Winter Walk by Moonlight- High Point State Park 2019

January 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
$2

Moon-lit winter nights can be an unforgettable time to explore. By the light of the nearly-full moon, we’ll look for tracks and signs of wintering wildlife, observe dormant trees, plants, insects, and much more. The location of the walk and whether we go by boot or by snowshoe will depend on snow and weather conditions. Adults/Children ages 10 and up. Registration is required. A limited number of snowshoes are available for use during these walks, and must be reserved in…

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Toddler Program at High Point State Park

January 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
$3

Nestling Naturalists - For 2 and 3-year-olds and an adult caregiver. Join us this winter for a program just for our littlest naturalists! Each week will feature a combination of free play, stories, and fun, seasonally-themed sensory explorations both indoors and out. Registration is required. Please email highpointprograms@dep.nj.gov or call 973-875-1471 before 4:00 PM the day before the program. $3 per family.

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Winter Festival at High Point State Park

January 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
$5

Join the Friends of High Point State Park at our Annual Winter Festival. Winter Festival will be held regardless of snow on the ground. Family-friendly events such as ice fishing, curling, snow-shoeing will be available conditions permitting. In the event of adverse weather, be sure to check here for cancellation and snow-date confirmation of Sunday, Jan 27th. A suggested donation of $5 per person is appreciated and helps support future events like this. For more information go to www.friendsofhighpointstatepark.org. Sponsor:…

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February 2019

Nature in Winter Walk – High Point State Park 2019

February 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
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Free

February 9: Nature in Winter Walk: A to Z Family Edition 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee: None High Point State Park 973-875-1471 For families with children ages 5 and up. Come join us for a short walk to look for signs of nature in winter that start with all the letters of the alphabet. "I" is for ice...let's hope "Z" isn't zero degrees! If there are about six inches of snow (or more), participants will have an opportunity to give…

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May 2019

Spring Bike Ride at High Point State Park

May 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
$5

The Friends of High Point State Park invites you to join Volunteer Rob Oleksy to enjoy the beauty of spring at High Point State Park! Bring your own bicycle for a lovely ride to view emerging spring foliage and flowers. Our route will take us on an 8-mile loop along Sawmill and Park Ridge roads. We will make a few shorts stops along the way to view points of interest and to enjoy a quick snack. The bike ride is…

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June 2019

Sussex Summer Concerts at High Point State Park

June 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
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Free

Concerts are held at the beach by Lake Marcia, bring a chair and picnic and join us for some live music on these summer evenings. Admission to the summer concert series at High Point State Park is FREE, but donations of $5 or more per adult are greatly appreciated. Park entrance fees apply for admission before 4:00 pm. The concerts are rain or shine. If it rains, the concerts will be held in the park Interpretive Center.  (Bring a chair.) Schedule: June 22: Felix…

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November 2019

Family Program at High Point State Park

November 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
Free

Trees: Bare Bones, Bark, and Branches 1:30 to 3:00 PM Fee: $5 per family High Point State Park 973-875-1471 For families with kids ages five to twelve. Now that all those pesky leaves are gone from the trees, come get down to basics and explore some of the shapes, textures, and parts of trees. Then, using sticks we collect, we’ll make a colorful craft using yarn to wrap and decorate the sticks.  Older children might want to try wrapping smaller…

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December 2019

Winter Green Walk at High Point State Park

December 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
Free

Winter Green Walk 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Fee: None High Point State Park 973-875-1471 Adults/Children ages 8 and up. Join us for a walk focusing on the characteristics of different kinds of evergreens and learn how they have adapted to survive harsh environments. We’ll also keep a lookout for bright spots of festive red along the way. If the Kuser Natural Area is accessible, we’ll take a 2-mile walk around the cedar bog. If it isn’t, we’ll take a…

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January 2020

First Day Challenge Hike at High Point State Park

January 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am
High Point State Park, 1480 NJ-23
Sussex, NJ 07461 United States
Free

High Point “First Day Challenge” Hike High Point State Park 10:00 a.m. Come and join us for our Third Annual High Point "First Day Challenge" Hike. This will be a great way to start off the new year and get in some exercise. The first, more rugged half of the hike will be on the Appalachian Trail (AT) in scenic High Point State Park. The return will be on the easier Iris Trail, a well-graded, old wagon road. There will…

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