Mauch Chunk Lake Park

Picnic Area

  • The picnic area is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Park closes at sunset at all other times, April through October. A park admission fee applies Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
  • Admission fee is $3.00/adult, $2.00/child for Carbon County residents and $7.00/adult, $5.00/child for Non-County residents. Weekend and holiday rate for Non-County residents is $10.00 for adults and $7.00 for children. Children 3 and under, those with disabilities, and individuals 65 and over are admitted free. A child is considered 12 and under. 
  • Picnic area is a lakeside wooded picnic grove and is conveniently located within a short walking distance to the beach area. There are plenty of picnic tables and hibachis to choose from. The picnic area offers an excellent view of the Mauch Chunk Lake. 
  • Covered picnic pavilions can be rented for daily use. Reservations are required in advance. Pavilions can be rented with and without the use of a small kitchen area. Admission to the park is included with pavilion rentals.