Always A Hot Spot! The Jefferson House

On September 6, 1882, the Central Railroad of New Jersey ran the first passenger train to Lake Hopatcong.  For the 1883 season the Central Railroad commenced regular passenger service to…

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Lify Island

Fortunately for all of us at Lake Hopatcong, Lify Island and the surrounding lands were acquired by Jefferson Township in the 1990s preserving this wonderful natural resource.  Today you can…

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A Flying Start at Lake Hopatcong

We know the area today along Route 15 South and across from the Lakeside Shopping Center as Fireman’s Field and Lakeside Recreation Complex, parts of Jefferson Township’s Recreation Department.  However,…

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