Information on Tink Wig
Phone # 570-685-7800
Tink Wig Lake a privately owned lake and is 110 acres; maximum depth is between 10 and 12 feet. Electric motors and, of course, the old fashion paddles are the only means to get your boat around. Bass, sunnies, perch, pickerel and crappies are the types of fish in the lake. We also have lots of snapping turtles and other types of wildlife that inhabit the islands in the lake.
The Association is comprised of 823 lots, 323 being homes and 500 vacant lots. The dues are $510 for a developed lot and $380 for an undeveloped lot. There are approximately 17 miles of roads, some are asphalt most are chip and tar. We have many seasonal and weekend vacation homes here in Tink Wig. Tink Wig is one of the few communities that has curbside garbage pickup. We have only a few amenities, which explains the low dues.
1- The pool, which is open the end of June till Labor Day from 12 to 6pm daily. We do have lifeguards.
2- The lake, ice fishing is possible when the winters get cold.
3- The clubhouse and café. The café is open when the pool is open. There is a lunch menu and a snack menu.
4- Basketball court that has nighttime lighting.
There is a Board of Directors comprised of 15 property owners that meet once a month on the second Sunday of the month at 10am in the Board Room or Clubhouse. The office is open Tuesdays thru Saturday from 9am to 1pm. The phone number is 570-685-7800.
Tink Wig is in Pike County and the Lackawaxen Township; the county seat is in Milford. Our local polling place is in the Central Fire House.
Forest Volunteer Fire Department is just down the road. The volunteer firefighters are constantly in training to always be their best.
Lackawaxen Ambulance is located on Rt. 590 down the road about 5 miles from the entrance of Tink Wig.
Wayne Memorial Hospital is approximately 12 miles from Tink Wig. Other hospitals can be found in Port Jervis, New York (40 minutes away), Scranton Pennsylvania (an hour away) and Monticello, New York (an hour away).
Our school district is the Wallenpaupack Regional Schools.
The closest grocery store, IGA, is outside Hawley on Route 6. There is a Weis and Kmart in the Route 6 Mall in Honesdale and a Wal-Mart across the street from Weis. Dave’s Super Duper, an independently owned store, is just before the bridge in Honesdale.
Our community enjoys many social events during the year. This past year the property owners of our association participated in a St. Patricks Day Party, Pot Luck Dinner and a Luau. A good time was had by all. Future gatherings include a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, a New Years Eve Party, Souper Supper, SuperBowl Party, St. Patricks Day, Italian Night and a Wine and Cheese Party.
Tink Wig is a four season community. Ski Big Bear is minutes away and members of Tink Wig get a 15% discount on lift tickets with a valid ID. We are also minutes away from Lake Wallenpaupack if you want the excitement of a large lake where you can use a motor boat. After a day out on the "Big Lake" you can come home to enjoy the peace and quiet of Tink WIg