Lake Horicon Park is located at the corner of Union Avenue and
Lake Street. Surrounding picturesque Lake Horicon, the park provides
recreational opportunities for swimmers, joggers, or anyone who enjoys a
peaceful, sylvan setting.
Playground equipment for young children is
available in a shady location and provided with benches for parents to
Lake Horicon Park is home to a pavilion with a brick fireplace
that is the location for many community activities, such as the Easter Egg
Hunt, July 4th celebration, and Halloween ghost stories.
and grills are also available to enjoy the beautiful view of the
Lake Horicon, a 63-acre stream-fed lake, is the recreational
jewel of the Borough of Lakehurst.
A favorite of swimmers, the cedar water, is always refreshing as
it is fed by two streams, Blacks' Branch and Hurricane Branch. A lifeguard is
on duty at first beach from June 19th through September 1st from 11:00am until
A scenic nature trail winds its way around the rear of
Lake Horicon. The Historical Society sponsors a Walking Tour of the nature
trail several times a year. Call (732) 657-8864 for information regarding tours
dates and times.
At the rear of the lake, more picnic benches and grills
await those who have an appetite for a scenic view as well as lunch.
footbridge allows visitors to cross onto a small island with a great view of
the lake. A park bench affords a comfortable place to rest while enjoying the
beautiful tree-lined lake.
Spring, summer, fall or winter, Lake Horicon
is the place to be for recreation or just relaxing.