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Street Address: 124 Imler Road Imler, PA 16655-9207
Mailing Address: c/o Shawnee State Park 132 State Park Road Schellsburg, PA 15559-7300
Park Manager: Dorothy M. Krupa
Contact Info: 814-276-3576
blueknobsp@pa.gov
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Park Alerts ( 2 Alerts )

  • The Shaffer Swimming Pool is currently closed due to a water line break. Please call the Blue Knob State Park Office at (814) 276-3576 or the Shawnee State Park Office at (814) 733-4218 for information on re-opening.

  • Contrary to the information on Google, Pennsylvania state parks are open every day of the year. Day use areas close at dusk. Park offices are open specific hours. Pools, beaches, and campgrounds are open specific seasons.

Park Description

Blue Knob State Park offers year-round wilderness adventures on 6,128 acres of woodland. The park is in the northwestern tip of Bedford County, west of I-99. Altoona, Johnstown and Bedford are within 25 miles of this scenic park. The elevation of the park can cause air temperatures to be several degrees cooler than the surrounding cities. The annual snowfall averages about 12 feet. One of the unique features of the park is the solitude it provides the visitor. There are many opportunities to enjoy the quiet and refreshing serenity of the mountains and streams.

Things To Do ( 15 Available)

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    • Blue Knob Campground
      Season : 7 Months
      Restroom : Modern
      Campsites : 50 Sites
      Electric : Yes
      Pets Allowed : Yes
      ADA Accessible : Yes
      Please be aware that only designated sites have electric, allow pets and are ADA accessible.
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    Trails

    • Chappell'S Field Trail
      More Difficult 2.17 miles
    • Homestead Trail
      1.89 miles
    • Three Springs Trail
      More Difficult 1.88 miles
    • Saw Mill Trail
      More Difficult 2.63 miles
    • Mountain View Trail
      5.70 miles
    • Lost Turkey Trail
      More Difficult 3.05 miles
    • Rock 'N' Ridge Trail
      More Difficult 5.46 miles
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