GREEN POND LAKE, MORRIS COUNTY,NEW JERSEY
GOING GREEN POND
GREEN POND LAKE is one of the best kept secrets in New Jersey. It is a private lake residential community in northern New Jersey. The lake community is managed by two corporations, GREEN POND CORPORATION and LAKE END CORPORATION. GREEN POND LAKE is ( approximately 2 miles ( 3.2 km) long and 1/2 mile in its breadth at its widest point- 465 acres ( 1.88km ) total), and the water clarity is high due to the lake's source (underground cold-water springs). The lakes is ringed by sharp cliff's and two dramantically beauitful mountain ranges. It is a glacier spring-fed natural lake and one of the wonders of the State of New Jersey.
GREEN POND LAKE is a private lake community and by purchasing a home in GREEN POND a homeowner becomes a stockholder in the community, has a stockholder interset in the common lands which surrounds the community and actually owns an interest in the lake through stock ownership.
The stockholders of GREEN POND are very conscious of preserving the lake and its pristine environment. They know they have an extremely valuable natural asset in this gem of a natural resource and they diligently protect it. There are no commerical activities whatsover at GREEN POND LAKE and the lake is closely maintained and tested on a regular basis.
Generations of residents have enjoyed the fact that GREEN POND LAKE brings a family and community together for community oriented activities. It has a total of 7 tennis courts,water sking,motor boating, sailing, canoeing and kayaking. Tennis is very active with a tennis pro and tennis tournament's for all ages. Swim teams are very active with excellent instruction andcompetitive races.Hikeing, bikeing,cross country sking, snow mobiling, and ice skating are a short hike up a picturesque forest path and one can see the New York skyline.
GREEN POND YACHT CLUB sponsors sailing lessons, sailing regattas, has a great resturant and many social activites for the members. GREEN POND COMMUNITY CLUB sponsors numerous special events, kiddie/teen/adult dances, movie nights, July 4th opeining corn roast, July 4th parade/ceremonies, annual golf tournament & banquet, GREEN POND Regatta,Community beefsteak & dance,Childrens field day, reptile progam, sandcastle contest,Labor Day adwards ceremony Labor day closing corn roast and other activitivites and serves as a great social center.
The quaint village of GREEN POND LAKE offers a delightful and convenient vacation atmosphere yet has close proximinity to major highways and is a less that one hour drive to New York City. The wonderful recreational facilities and pristine lake make Green Pond a ideal year around address or a very convenient weekend retreat.