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August 2017

Found 6 blog entries for August 2017.


Located on-site at Minerals Hotel, Crystal Springs Resort’s Adventure Center encourages families, groups and corporate teams to pursue new interests, cultivate friendships and bond through a wide variety of outdoor activities.

As the ultimate hub for recreational enjoyment, the Adventure Center offers the “Mountaintop Experience” and guided excursions where guests can connect with nature.

The Mountaintop Experience at Minerals Hotel includes guided hiking with incredible views, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, swimming, archery and stand-up paddle boarding at the Mountaintop Lake, which is stocked with Large-Mouth Bass, Bluegill, Chain Pickerel, Perch, Rock Bass and Sunnies. The Lake Trampoline will have kids (and kids at heart)

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  How many politicians do you know that save tax payers hundreds of millions of dollars? And how many of those are your neighbor?  

While Hal’s father held tremendous stature in the community, no one expected as much from his quiet son who became a small business owner of a local furniture store; that is until he entered the world of politics. Hal was elected as the youngest Sussex County freeholder ever to hold office. Wirths ran for the county’s Board of Chosen Freeholders as a Republican and served as a freeholder for nearly a decade from 2000-2010. In this position, Hal took a leadership role in cutting spending, staff and budgets as well as selling the county nursing home, which was losing money to a private operator.

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The Mountain Creek Resort has developed an exciting new aerial adventure ropes course at the former Great Gorge     Golf Club. Known as TreEscape Aerial Adventure Course, the course opened in July.The course connects tree platforms via zip lines, climbs and rope walks at both low and high heights.  

According to Wikipedia, “A ropes course is a challenging outdoor personal development and team building activity which usually consists of high and/or low elements. Low elements take place on the ground or only a few feet above the ground. High elements are usually constructed in trees or made of utility poles and require a belay for safety.”

The course is located on the former Playboy Club property

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Wine was a passion for Gene Mulvihill, former owner of Crystal Springs Resort. Wishing to share his love of fine vintage, Mr. Mulvihill assembled one of the world’s premier wine collections featuring thousands of labels from around the world. His devotion to wine continues at the Wine Cellar of Restaurant Latour under the experienced and talented Crystal Springs Resort staff, led by VP of Hospitality & Lodging and Wine Director Robby Younes and assisted by world-renowned Sommelier Susanne Lerescu.


The collection actually began in the mid-1960s when Mr. Mulvihill began to have success in the securities industry and decided to start investing in a commodity that

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Committed to Serving our Community


It has now been over 30 years since the founding of Mountain Resort Properties. 30 years of a singular focus of selling homes at the resorts in the valley. Mountain Resort Properties, (MRP), has done so at Crystal Springs, Great Gorge Village and Mountain Creek with the most annual listings and sales for virtually every one of the past 30 years. Being known as the ‘go to’ agency that will not only get your client’s home sold, but maximize their value so you don’t leave any money on the table. How do you achieve that? Hard work, experience and focus.

Long ago when I formed MRP I didn’t want to be another Sussex County brokerage. I wanted to service the customer to whom I was selling new homes and

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No doubt, Crystal Springs Resort is New Jersey's best golf destination near New York City.

It was the Ballyowen Course I was anticipating most. Many consider it the best golf course in New Jersey and with good reason: It's beautiful, challenging, very playable and certainly one of Roger Rulewich's best designs. There are four championship courses at Crystal Springs Resort, the focus of my recent golf trip to the northern New Jersey area. Besides Ballyowen and Wild Turkey, there is also the original Crystal Springs Course and Black Bear, which was acquired a few years ago and is located off site.

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