Mooring permits will be available for the Mauch Chunk Lake Park beginning Monday, March 21.

Boat mooring is permitted at the park between April 1 and Dec. 1.

A powered (electric motor only for Mauch Chunk Lake) or nonpowered boat registration is required for all watercraft moored at the lake. Anyone wishing to apply for a 2011 mooring permit must provide a copy of a current boat registration.

PA Fish & Boat Commission launch permits are also now available. Launch permits are for nonpowered watercraft only. Launch permits are required for all nonpowered watercraft that are not registered with either the PA Fish & Boat Commission or PA Bureau of State Parks for 2011.

The Mauch Chunk Lake is a PA Fish & Boat Commission lake and all boats using the lake must be registered or display a launch permit decal.

The park office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and weekends during camping season. For additional information please visit the park website at www.mclpark.com.