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Schellsburg / Shawnee Loop

Bedford, PA
+1 814-733-2993
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A beautiful place

I have a warm spot in my heart for this place. My Dad and I used to go there. When I am home, I... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nice walk on lake loop trail

Enjoyed our walk on the Lakefront Trail this morning. First time visit and found the park to be... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
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A 9.6 mile biking trail.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“state park” (7 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
“trail” (6 reviews)
Bedford, PA
+1 814-733-2993
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I have a warm spot in my heart for this place. My Dad and I used to go there. When I am home, I love to spend some time there.

Thank TParker922
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our walk on the Lakefront Trail this morning. First time visit and found the park to be well maintained. Trails aren't marked on main park signs. We took a chance and parked at picnic area #2 and found the trailhead easily from there. If...More

Thank swagirl921
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great location for a picnic and walk around the lake. Great views and easy semi-flat walk. Great for dog walking, bike riding and even just strolling around the lake. Many areas are tree shaded during spring, summer and early fall to stay out of the...More

Thank 123jeffrey
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

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

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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 25 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 11 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 11 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 11 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
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Megan A
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.