Get your Launch Permit Fast!
Launch permits are used as an alternate form of registration. Launch permits allow non-powered boats to launch at state lakes and access areas. For more information visit:
Do I Need a Permit For My Kayak or Canoe?
All kayaks and canoes launched in Pennsylvania state parks and forests must display one of the following:
- Boat registration from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
- Launching permit from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
- Launching permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania state parks — available at most state park offices
- Paddlers must abide by both the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s boating regulations and the regulations of the state park or forest district in which you are boating.