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REST, RELAX, SWIM, KAYAK, FISH on this spacious and serene lakefront property with its dock. This home has an indescribable lake view that would take your breath away. Perfect retreat great place to work remotely. New comfortable beds. Freshly painted modern unit. Rent a pontoon and visit a waterfront restaurant or use the kayaks to go around the lake. There are 70 steps down to the property please be aware of that. House is less than 10 min to main highway I-80.
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Leisure Lake Lodge is located on beautiful Lake Hopatcong just 1 hour from NYC. You'll fall in love w/ stunning lake views from all 3 levels of this large home, two massive decks over the lake & totally updated home easily sleeps 9. Fireplace, hot tub, sauna, foosball, ping pong, grill, 65" UHD TV, fully equipped newer kitchen, newer bathrooms, newer mattresses, 50 ft lake frontage w/ 80 ft dock, 32x20 ft boathouse w/ 400 SF deck over the lake & 19x12 ft 4-season game room with ping pong.
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Cozy chic modern LAKEFRONT home in Lake Hopatcong NJ!! Lake Hopatcong is the largest motorboat lake in NJ with beautiful landscapes and spectacular views. This beautiful lakefront home is situated up on a hill and steps to your own private dock for lake access. It also has two EZ docks attached to the main dock to park your jet skis. It has 3 bedrooms , a full kitchen, living room with balcony giving you a beautiful birds eye view of the lake. Best view of the lake’s 4th of July fireworks
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Your guide to Lake Hopatcong
Welcome to Lake Hopatcong
The life aquatic thrives here at New Jersey’s largest freshwater lake — the nine-mile-long, 2,500-acre Lake Hopatcong, which has turned the area into both a coveted residential neighborhood and favorite lakefront destination. The man-made lake was built in the 1860s as a water source for the 90-mile Morris Canal running from Newark to Phillisburg, but as the railways developed, the need dissipated and it eventually gained a reputation as a popular lakeside getaway, complete with a (now demolished) amusement park. Now the area draws a different kind of funseeker, as a local favorite hotspot for every kind of watersport — boating, jet skiing, canoeing, swimming, and fishing. The surrounding region is also filled with natural preserves, including state and county parks, and several wildlife management areas.
How do I get around Lake Hopatcong?
Located about an hour northwest of New York City, Lake Hopatcong is most easily accessible by car. Take a train on NJ Transit’s Morris & Essex line to Lake Hopatcong Station from Hoboken, with connecting service from Manhattan via ferry or PATH train. Buses also run to the area. For those flying in, Newark Liberty International (EWR) is a 45-minute drive away, while LaGuardia Airport is about an hour’s drive and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is about 70 minutes, though additional time should be built in from the latter two to account for city traffic. Once here, a vehicle is the most convenient option to get between lakeside sights, though there are also private transportation options.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Hopatcong?
With outdoor activities and camping being the area’s highlights, the most pleasant time of year to stay in one of Lake Hopatcong’s vacation rentals is from mid-June to mid-September, when the days are warm and the nights are mild. Late spring and early fall weather can also bring pleasant days, minus the mugginess that plagues the midsummer weeks, though the evenings can get chilly. Winters become quite biting, with lows dipping below freezing. Festivities are part of lakeside life year-round, such as the summer’s Antique & Classic Boat Show and Lake Hopatcong Fireworks for the Fourth of July, while the fall makes way for the Lake Hopatcong Block Party and the Lake Loop Challenge.
What are the top things to do in Lake Hopatcong?
Hopatcong State Park
Whether you prefer to enjoy the shores or head into the water, this park on the southwestern end of the lake is primed for activities of every kind. The boat ramp is open daily for motorboats, sailboats, jet skis, and canoes, while lifeguards keep watch over the swimming area. The hill is filled with picnic tables, while lakeside sports can be played on the volleyball and basketball courts, as well as the playing field. The park also houses the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum in a building that used to be the Morris Canal locktender’s home.
Lee’s County Park Marina
On the lake’s eastern shore is this 13-acre marina in Van Every Cove with three boat slips for easy access into the waters. It’s no wonder this is a popular launch point for fishing tournaments.
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
One of the highest points in the area is Headley Overlook at this 3,200-acre preserve named after a former New Jersey governor. Its more than 20 trails — including the popular Pine Swamp Trail Loop — are suited for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, and in the winter, the area opens up to ice skating, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.