Mount Hope Pond

Mt. Hope Pond Beach Badges are available for purchase via Community Pass beginning May 1st. Please visit to register. Badges are $25.00 per person, and are available to township residents only. Children 5 and under do not need a badge. Please read all of the guidelines provided during registration, and we’d like to thank you in advance for your help keeping Mount Hope Pond healthy this summer!

Mount Hope Pond badges can be picked up at the Township municipal building in the Recreation Department during the following hours: 

Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm & Friday 8:30am –1:30pm

Our summer swim season begins Memorial Day weekend and is open weekend only through the end of June.  Hours are from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. 
Please review the Mount Hope Pond Beach Rules and Regulations; compliance with these rules helps keep the beach clean and safe for everyone.

Fishing Guidelines

  • Shoreline fishing is permitted except in beach area.
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection stocks the pond in the spring and fall with trout.
  • Boating, please reference revised boating Ordinance O-20-16 

Department of Recreation- 973-983-2841