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Address: 132 State Park Road Schellsburg, PA 15559-7300
Park Manager: Dorothy M. Krupa
Contact Info: 814-733-4218
shawneesp@pa.gov
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Park Alerts ( 3 Alerts )

  • General Firewood Quarantine: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has enacted a quarantine order for untreated firewood of any kind coming into the state. Any firewood brought into the state must be kiln dried, heat treated, fumigated, and/or USDA Certified.

    To protect the high quality and native character of our State Parks from exotic invasive species DCNR highly encourages all visitors to:

    • burn/buy locally cut firewood (within 25 miles)

    • BURN ALL firewood brought from another area. Do not leave it. Do not take it with you.

    • Encourage friends and neighbors not to move firewood

    • Do not remove firewood from a Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Area. Contact the PA Department of Agriculture, www.agriculture.pa.gov and search on the keyword Spotted Lantern Fly for current quarantine information.

  • Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD): which is a fatal disease that affects deer and elk, has been detected in all, or portions, of the park.

    Hunters should be aware of special rules and regulations that apply to deer harvested within the Disease Management Area (DMA). It is recommended that those deer be tested for the disease.

    More information about CWD can be found on the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture websites. In addition, the Pennsylvania Game Commission provides information about deer processors and disposal sites in the DMA.

  • 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

Shawnee State Park is 3,983 acres of Pennsylvania’s scenic Ridge and Valley Province. Ten miles west of the historic town of Bedford along US 30, Shawnee has modern recreational facilities that blend into the natural environment. A focal point of the park is the 451-acre Shawnee Lake.

Things To Do ( 12 Available)

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    • Shawnee Campground
      Season : 9 Months
      Restroom : Modern
      Campsites : 266 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

    • Forbes Trail
      Easiest 2.50 miles
    • Shawnee Trail Connection
      More Difficult 0.16 miles
    • Felton Trail
      Easiest 2.07 miles
    • Field Trail
      Easiest 1.47 miles
    • Shawnee Trail
      Easiest 1.71 miles
    • Lost Antler
      Easiest 0.80 miles
    • Field Trail
      Easiest 0.77 miles
    • Colvin Trail
      Easiest 0.99 miles
    • Tiday Trail
      Easiest 0.82 miles
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