FAQs

Here's a few of Lake Moc-A-Tek's FAQs!

Question:
Where are you located?

Answer:
We in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, just off of Pennsylvania Route 590, located half-way between the towns of Hamlin and Hawley.  We are 5-7 minutes from Lake Wallenpaupack.   Lake Moc-A-Tek Campground is just 30 minutes from Scranton, Pennsylvania, 2 ½ hours from New York City, and 3 hours from Philadelphia.

Click here for Google Map & Directions:

Question:
GPS address?  What address should I put into my GPS? What’s the GPS Coordinates?

Answer:
As GPS units vary, try:  57 Peifer Road, Lake Ariel, PA  18436, or, Helen Street, Lakeville, PA  18634, or 57 Peifer Road, Paupack Twp., PA 18436.  (The first address is the street entrance into the campground; the second address is the Camp Office located within the campground; the last address is an alternative that a few GPS units use.)

GPS Coordinates: 41⁰ 25’27.8” N 75⁰ 17’00.6” W

Question:
Are you open year-round?

Answer:
We are a seasonal campground open from May 1st to Columbus Day.  We are closed in the winter.

Question:
How large are the RV sites?

Answer:
Because we have a wooded setting, sites vary slightly depending on the placement of trees on each site.  Each RV site has room for an RV, picnic table, fire ring, and 2 vehicles.  We note the length and height of every RV during reservation confirmation, and do our best to take that into account.  RV owners are welcome to make another selection amongst available sites upon arrival should they prefer a different setting once on site.  Click here for RV Site lay-out (coming soon).

Question:
How large are the tent sites?

Answer:
Each one of our 10 tent sites can accommodate several large tents.   All sites start lakefront, are shaded by trees, and extend up to the access road.  Click here for full information on Tenting.

Question:
How far in advance do I need to make reservations?

Answer:
It varies.  You can call on the spur of the moment and if it is available we’ll book you in right away.  Holidays and weekends are our most popular times and can sell-out quickly, but it is best to call and ask about availability.  Mid-week stays are more readily available.  If certain dates are important to you, it is best to book reservations in advance, and make the applicable deposit.

Question:
Can I change or modify my reservation once it is confirmed?

Answer:
Yes, if it is not changing a holiday weekend reservation to another weekend less than 30-days out.  There is a $20. re-booking fee for regular date changes.

Also see Cancellation Policy below.

Question:
What is your cancellation policy?

Answer:
For non-seasonal stays, a (1) night’s deposit is taken at the time of reservation confirmation, refundable 14-days or more from your check-in date.  Full payment required at the time of booking for holiday weekends (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day) and is non-refundable if cancelled 30-days or less from check-in date.

Question:
What are your General Rules & Regulations?  For example:  What are your quiet hours?  Guests?  Check-in/check-out times?  Firewood?

Answer:
Click here for a copy of our Rules & Regulations.  All Rules & Regulations which are applicable to Short-Stay campers must be followed as well.  These policies help ensure a safer, more enjoyable, camping experience for everyone.

Question:
How close are you to Lake Wallenpaupack?

Answer:
Very close!  Our shoreline is ¾ of a mile from the Lake Wallenpaupack shoreline. We are about 10 minutes away from the power boat launch at Lake Wallenpaupack.

Question:
How is the fishing at Lake Moc-A-Tek Campground?  Do you have to have a Pennsylvania fishing license?

Answer:
Our fisherman say it is great.  We have small and largemouth bass, blue gills, sunfish, crappies, perch, pickerel, and bullheads.  You can rent a row boat or fish from shore.

Yes, you must have a Pennsylvania fishing license, except for a designated PA Fish For Free Day, one during Memorial Day weekend and one during during Fourth of July weekend.  You may apply for fishing licenses on-line or at nearby sports shops.  Click here for PA Fishing License information:

Question:
Do you rent row boats?  What is the cost?  Do I have to be a camper to fish at Lake Moc-A-Tek Campground?

Answer:
Yes, we rent row boats at very reasonable rates.  See Rate Sheet. We have Basic Rowboats with oars, boat plug & life vests, and Motor-Registered Rowboats for people who bring their own electric motor. Rates depend upon whether or not the renter is a current camper, or a non-camper.  Row boats seat up to 4, with a maximum combined weight of 450 lbs.

We provide the Pennsylvania state law required life vests (including whistles) with all boat rentals.  Boats may be rented daily, and must be returned by dusk.

Click here for full Row Boat Regulations:

Question:
Can I bring my own boat?

Answer:
Only Lake Moc-A-Tek Campground boats are permitted on our lake.

Question:
Can we swim in the lake?

Answer:
We have a swimming pool open the end of June to Labor Day.  No, swimming is not permitted in our lake.

Question:
Do you have a swimming pool?  Is the swimming pool ADA compliant?

Answer:
Yes, we have a swimming pool which opens the beginning of July (or the start of warm summer weather, whichever is earlier) and closes after Labor Day.  Our swimming pool has a pool lift in accordance with the ADA standards and guidelines.

Question:
Do you have a Game Room?

Answer:
Yes, our rustic Game Room features classic arcade games, video games, air hockey table,  pool table, board games, athletic equipment, books to borrow, and booths to just hang out in.  There is also a camp store deck to hang out on.

Question:
Do you have camp activities?

Answer:
Yes, we have weekend activities for our campers.  Click here for our Activities & Holidays Schedule.

Click here for pictures of campers enjoying a variety of activities:

Question:
Can I bring my own motorcycle, moped, bicycle, ATV, golf cart?

Answer:
All vehicles which by law require a license must be registered & operated only by a licensed driver with up to date insurance coverage.  Motorcycles are intended for entry/exit to the campground only.  Bicycles are allowed, except the area of roadway starting at the camp entrance and extending down to the Camp Office.  All bicycles and skateboards must have lights for night time use.  Pennsylvania law requires children 12 and under to use helmets at all times when riding. Other protective gear is highly recommended. ATVs are not allowed.  Golf carts may only be used by campers who possess a state authorized handicapped placard.

Question:
What Activities & Attractions are Nearby?

Answer:
Just to name a few to start:  Claws n’ Paws Wild Animal Park, horseback riding, boating, nature hikes, antiquing, blueberry picking, and more!  Click here to take you to the page containing links to numerous activities & attractions that are an hour or less from Lake Moc-A-Tek Campground.

Question:
Do you allow pets?

Answer:
We are happy to be a pet-friendly campground.  Four-footed, furry best friends are welcome.

Click here for our Pet Policy:

Question:
Can I store my RV at the campground for the winter?

Answer:
Yes, we charge a fee for RV winter storage from Columbus Day 2018– April 30, 2019.  Payments due October 1, 2018.

Question:
Can I store my boat at the campground for the summer? winter?

Answer:
Yes, we charge a fee for boat summer storage, and for boat winter storage from Columbus Day 2018 – April 30, 2019.  Winter storage payments due October 1, 2018.

 

Contact us:

Lake Moc-A-Tek Campground

57 Peifer Road

Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania  18436

Phone:  570-226-3433

E-mail:  jratay@echoes.net