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Access Permits
Calendar Year 2015

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Permits allow you to use over a thousand acres of Reading Anthracite property to hunt, trail ride and off-road on ATV's, dirt bikes and more!

NOTICE: ALL PERMIT HOLDERS MUST COMPLY WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS/ORDINANCES. THE FOLLOWING IS ALSO STRICTLY PROHIBITED: OVERNIGHT CAMPING, DRUG OR ALCOHOL USE, FIRES OF ANY TYPE, DUMPING, SWIMMING OR ANY ORGANIZED EVENTS SUCH AS RACING OR PARTIES. PERMITS GIVE YOU PERMISSION TO BE ON READING ANTHRACITE PROPERTY FROM SUNRISE TO SUNSET. AREAS WHERE THERE IS ACTIVE MINING, WORKING FACILITIES, OR POSTED PROPERTIES ARE OFF LIMITS. READING ANTHRACITE PROPERTY IS PATROLED BY READING ANTHRACITE SECURITY PERSONNEL 24/7. IF YOU ARE FOUND TO BE ON READING ANTHRACITE PROPERTY WITHOUT A PERMIT, YOU ARE TRESSPASSING.

The following instructions allow you to purchase your Permit by U.S. Mail or print and fill out all required documents prior to coming to the Reading Anthracite Company Corporate Office.

YOU'LL NEED THE FOLLOWING TO PURCHASE YOUR PERMIT:

  1. DOWNLOAD the standard Waiver Form; complete ALL information on the second page and SIGN where it says, "Permit Holder". A parent or guardian MUST co-sign for anyone under the age of 18. By signing, you agree to all of the terms and conditions contained in the Waiver Form.

  2. Make a Copy of the following documents:
    • Your current Driver's License. If a minor does not have a Driver's License, a copy of their Training Certificate from a Certified Training Center for the vehicle they will be riding must accompany their application, along with a copy of their School Picture ID.
    • Registration Card for ALL vehicles you plan to ride on Reading Anthracite property. Dirt bikes do not require PA State Registration; however, you still need a Permit for dirt bikes.
    • Insurance Card for ALL vehicles you plan to ride on Reading Anthracite property. All vehicles you ride on Reading Anthracite property must be insured. Make sure the VIN number for your vehicle(s) appears on your Insurance Card.
    • Registration and Insurance information is NOT required for your tow vehicle, just the vehicle(s) you will be riding on Reading Anthracite property.

  3. Mail the completed Waiver Form and copies of your Driver's License, Registration Card(s) and Insurance Card(s), along with your Check or Money Order in the amount of $125.00, payable to Reading Anthracite Company to:

    Reading Anthracite Company
    Access Permits
    P. O. Box 1200
    Pottsville, PA 17901

    Your permit will be mailed to the address listed on your Waiver Form. Be sure to include all the requested information to avoid delays in receiving your Permits. Permits will not be issued until all required information is received. Allow 14 days to receive your Permit. Reading Anthracite Company is not responsible for any Permits or Permit Applications that may be lost in the U.S. Mail.

    OR

    Bring the completed Waiver Form and copies of your Driver's License, Registration Card(s) and Insurance Card(s), along with your accepted payment (Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard or VISA) to 200 Mahantongo St, Pottsville, PA 17901 (1st floor, 1st door on the right marked, "Access Permits") Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM (Except Holidays). Driving directions below.

    NOTE:

    • Permit is required for each individual who enters Reading Anthracite property. An individual may register as many vehicles as they plan on riding on the property, but only the permitted individual can ride those vehicles.
    • All permits are per person, not per vehicle, regardless of age.
    • Individuals riding on Reading Anthracite property must be at least 12 years of age. No one under the age of 12 is allowed to ride on Reading Anthracite property either on their own vehicle or riding with another individual.
    • There are no family plans or group discounts available.
    • Anyone wishing to hunt on Reading Anthracite property must have a valid Hunting Permit/License issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
    • All permits expire on December 31, 2015 regardless of the date they were issued.

    TO REPORT ILLEGAL ACTIVITY:
    Call Security at 570-933-1137. Any individual that provides a tip that leads to an arrest will receive an Access Permit, free of charge.

    WHERE IS READING ANTHRACITE PROPERTY?
    You can access maps on the Schuylkill County Parcel Locator website. Select Advanced Parcel Search and type Reading Anthracite Company under Owner. Click Search.

    DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO CORPORATE OFFICE:

    Coming from the South take Route 61 North to Pottsville: At the second traffic light (see sign for One Norwegian Plaza) make a left hand turn. Continue straight through the next traffic light (M & T Bank on the corner) for one block to a stop sign. At the stop sign make another left and continue for one block to a stop sign. Our building is on the right hand corner.

    Coming from the North take Route 61 South to Pottsville: At the second traffic light (see sign for One Norwegian Plaza) you will make a right hand turn. Continue straight through the next traffic light (M & T Bank on the corner) for one block to a stop sign. At the stop sign make a left and continue for one block to a stop sign. Our building is on the right hand corner.

    Coming from the West take Route 209 to Pottsville. Continue straight thru Pottsville, you will pass Sheetz and Burger King on your right as you are coming into town. Continue straight coming into the center of town. You will pass a war memorial where the road divides. The next block is a traffic light with a Chinese restaurant on your left. Continue straight for one block after the light and then make a right hand turn. Continue straight for one block to a stop sign and then continue straight for one more block to a stop sign. Our building is on the right hand corner.

    Questions regarding Permits should be directed to
    Donna at 570-622-5150 Ext 3321 or