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Schellsburg / Shawnee Loop

Bedford, PA
+1 814-733-2993
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Great views of the lake! The trail is easy & so many good places to take pictures along the trail.

I would recommend this trail to anyone! I love it in all seasons! I also look forward to seeing the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
A mystery

We we were driving by and decided to stop in for a hike. It is very pretty...but for someone... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Hagerstown, Maryland
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A 9.6 mile biking trail.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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“picnic” (11 reviews)
Bedford, PA
+1 814-733-2993
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend this trail to anyone! I love it in all seasons! I also look forward to seeing the turtles too.....

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We we were driving by and decided to stop in for a hike. It is very pretty...but for someone there on a whim it was difficult to find a trailhead or any information.

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice park for picnics, fishing, boating, cycling and jogging. It's clean and relatively maintained. Boat rentals and concessions during the season. They have restored the lakes health and it's also developed into a awesome fishery for bass.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is about a 3 1/2 mile hike around Shawnee Lake. It is level for most of the hike and is very easy hiking. Most of the hike is shaded with a beautiful view of the lake. There are plenty of benches and picnic areas...More

1  Thank lighthouselover1968
Reviewed 10 July 2016

If you enjoy nature and history this is a very enjoyable area to visit. Our family has had gatherings at Shawnee state park for as long as I can remember whenever we visited PA and after moving here. You can fish, swim, boat, picnic, and...More

Thank Torrie N
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I live nearby.. so my family comes here very often. It is very scenic and peaceful. You can walk on different trails,picnic in one of their many areas, fish, you can bike, there is even a place you can camp. If you walk around the...More

Thank travelertip5
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My wife and I stopped at the Shawnee Market Café & soft Serve for a quick ice cream cone, but when they told us about their apple dumpling sundae, we decided to split (their advice) one of these. WOW, sure made the day and what...More

Thank crex51
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Roughly 3.5 mile easy hike around the lake. The trail is wide and well maintained. Yearly visits will net you views of deer, eagles, and other wild life. 90% is shaded.

Thank Paris0813
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I attended Living Waters Church Camp in Schellsburg for many years. Everyday they would bus us to Shawnee Lake. The state park is a hidden gem. There is so much to do! Picnic Groves, playgrounds, swimming in the lake, hiking, boating, sand volleyball or just...More

Thank Trisha P
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Well worth visiting this state park. The path around the lake is level and easy. Some other trails were also available.

Thank MaryAD
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Megan A
Is this trail stroller friendly?
30 July 2016|
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Response from Paris0813 | Reviewed this property |
For the most part it is. There is a steep incline at the breast of the dam. Maybe 25 feet. I see a lot of people pushing strollers along the trail.