Shawnee Lake

General Description

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

Shawnee Lake is stocked with warm-water game fish. Common game species are smallmouth and largemouth bass, northern pike, walleye, muskellunge, pickerel, catfish, crappie, yellow perch, bluegill, sunfish, sucker, bullhead and carp. An ADA accessible fishing pier is by the Diehl Parking Lot.

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Shawnee State Park
132 State Park Road
Schellsburg, PA 15559-7300
814-733-4218
Manager: Robert F. Bromley
E-mail: shawneesp@state.pa.us

Launch Areas

Only electric powered boats are permitted.

The 451-acre Shawnee Lake has three boat launch areas and 183 boat mooring spaces. A boat dock is ADA accessible.

Fees & Licenses

Motorboats must display a boat registration from any state. Non-powered boats must display one of the following: boat registration from any state; launching permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania State Parks that are available at most state park offices; launch use permit from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

A fishing license is required for people ages 16 and older.

Boat Rentals

The boat concession rents paddleboats, canoes and rowboats during the summer.

Directions

US 30 and PA 96 pass through Shawnee State Park.

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1. 220 Sporting Goods
9739 William Penn Rd
Osterburg PA 16667
814-276-3269

2. Fishertown Country Store
2095 Quaker Valley Road
Fishertown PA 15539
814-839-4081

3. Shawnee Bait & Tackle Inc
1541 Market Street
Schellsburg PA 15559
814-733-4000
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Rd 1 Box 80
Everett PA 15537
814-623-6161
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