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Temporary Closure of Wallenpaupack Lake Access
September 14, 2010
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Sweet Valley, PA – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission announced today that the Wallenpaupack Lake Access (Mangan Cove) on Lake Wallenpaupack located in Paupack Township, Wayne County will temporarily close on September 21, 2010. It is expected that the area will remain closed until October 28, 2010. PFBC construction crews will be replacing the existing launch ramp, the floating dock system and the sidewalk which meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please note that the parking area will not be closed. Also note that dates are approximate and the schedule is subject to change, due to weather or other factors.

Boaters are advised to use PPL boat ramps at Caffrey, Ironwood Point, Ledgedale, and Wilsonville Recreation Areas while these improvements are being made. A fee is charged by PPL to launch boats at their facilities. Information about these boat ramps and a PPL Lake Wallenpaupack Boating Guide is available at this webpage: http://www.pplweb.com/lake+wallenpaupack/general+information.htm.

The mission of the Fish and Boat Commission is to protect, conserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources and provide fishing and boating opportunities. For more information about fishing and boating in Pennsylvania, visit www.fishandboat.com.

CONTACT

Walt Dietz, Regional Outreach and Education Coordinator
570-477-2206
wdietz@pa.gov

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