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Shawnee State Park

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.

132 State Park Road, Schellsburg, PA 15559-7300








Dorothy M. Krupa



Upcoming Events

Kid's Carp Fishing Derby

Kid's 15 yrs old and under can enter any carp they catch in Shawnee Lake from noon on Friday, May 25, 2018 thru 11 am on Monday, May 28, 2018 for a chance to...

5/25 12pm
Making and Using, Those Old Time, Fun Thingumajigs

Whimmydiddles, Whirligigs, Bilboquets and much more...

5/27 7pm
Of Bluebirds and Building Bluebird Boxes

Story of Bluebirds and make a Bluebird Box. Must preregister! Materials provided for 1 box per family.

6/3 7pm
Magically Electric Show

Making electricity is so easy it's like magic! So why the fuss?

Fireworks on the Lake

The Friends of Shawnee will be holding their 6th annual Fireworks on the Lake Program. Fireworks display will be set off at 10 pm from the Shawnee Lake dam...

6/30 10pm

Recent Events

Autumn Kayak


Recent Activity

Judy McCann

Judy McCann left a positive review 10/9/2016

As usual, it was great fun to be on the lake at night and to hear the stories. Loved it!

Kimberly McMahan

Kimberly McMahan left a positive review 9/16/2016

Great evening on the lake and loved the facts and stories

Sharon Francis

Sharon Francis left a positive review 9/9/2016

Thoroughly enjoyable evening on the lake. George was a great host and we couldn't have asked for a better start to our weekend stay.

Judy McCann

Judy McCann left a positive review 9/9/2016

I loved being on the water in cool breezes with great people...

Carmen L Jarvis-Rose

Carmen L Jarvis-Rose left a positive review 8/26/2016

I absolutely enjoyed myself. Thank you all..

Marsha Hunter

Marsha Hunter left a positive review 7/18/2016

Great time

Judy McCann

Judy McCann left a positive review 6/20/2016

I very much enjoyed the easygoing company, the history stories, and being in the kayak at night in safety.

Samantha Diehl

Samantha Diehl left a positive review 7/24/2015

Fantastic paddle! Looking forward to this week's Blue Moon Paddle!