brochure Shawnee - Camping

Camping brochure for Shawnee State Park in Pennsylvania. Published by Pennsylvania State Parks.

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Shawnee State Park The large camping area has modern campsites (electric, nonelectric, full-hookup, pull-thru, and pet-friendly), camping cottages, and yurts. The campground has a sanitary dump station, amphitheater, play area, and restrooms with warm showers. ADA accessible campsites and lodging are available for people with disabilities. Camping cottages and yurts sleep five people in single bunk beds and double/single bunk beds. They have a dining table and chairs, porch, electric heat, lights, and outlets. Yurts also have a stovetop and refrigerator. CAMPING SEASON: This campground opens in mid-April and closes in mid-December. RESERVATIONS: Most campsites in Pennsylvania state parks can be reserved 11 months in advance to noon of the day of arrival. Campers without a reservation arriving after noon should check at the contact station or near the campground entrance for instructions. Reservations can be made using MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover credit cards; personal, traveler’s, and cashier’s checks; or a Pennsylvania State Parks Gift Card. To receive a confirmed reservation, full payment must be received within ten days of making the reservation. For reservations, call the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center at 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), Monday to Saturday,7:00 AM to 5:00 PM or visit CAMPSITE ISSUING: Advance reservations are available for almost all campsites. Unreserved sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If an employee is not available, read posted instructions and check the site availability listing. The appropriate fee must be paid to a park employee or deposited in a supplied honor system envelope before setting up on a campsite. CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations, changes, or transfers to reservations will be assessed a fee and can be made prior to arrival by the Pennsylvania State Parks Reservation Center. Any cancellation, change, or transfer made upon arrival must be processed through the state park. For complete information on fees, cancellations, changes, transfers, and discount policies, view the Reservation Cancellation/Change Policy at the website in the "Reservations" section above. Campground Rules Protect and Preserve Our Parks CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT TIME: Check-in time is 3:00 PM. Campsites must be vacated by 3:00 PM. Camping cottages and yurts must be vacated by 10:00 AM. Please make your visit safe and enjoyable. Obey all posted rules and regulations and respect fellow visitors and the resources of the park. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all Pennsylvania state parks. • Be prepared and bring the proper equipment. Natural areas may possess hazards. Your personal safety and that of your family are your responsibility. PETS: Pets are permitted on all sites in loops B and G and at designated campsites in Loop A. Please contact the park office or contact station for guidelines for pets. Pets are prohibited in swimming areas, buildings, and all overnight facilities not participating in the pet program. Guide dogs and service dogs are not considered pets. QUIET HOURS: Campers must not disturb the sleep of others between 9:00 PM and 8:00 AM. NOISE: Operation of electric generators that create excessive noise is prohibited. OCCUPANCY: Site occupancy is limited to one family unit (persons living under one household) or five unrelated people per site. Occupants must include at least one person 18 years of age or older at all times. MOTOR VEHICLES: Park only in designated areas. Only one vehicle is permitted at a campsite in addition to a camping unit. If permitted, additional vehicles can park on the camping spur for a fee or in the second car parking area at no charge. VISITORS: Visitors are welcome on campsites from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM. MINIMUM/MAXIMUM CAMPING PERIOD: Campers may stay in a state park campground up to 14 consecutive nights from Memorial Day to Labor Day. If reserving a Saturday during the summer season, a two-night minimum stay is required. Campers may camp up to 21 consecutive nights during the remainder of the year. HUNTING: Use extreme caution with firearms at all times. Other visitors use the park during hunting seasons. Firearms and archery equipment used for hunting may be uncased and ready for use only in authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner's vehicle or enclosed trailer. Exceptions include: law enforcement officers and individuals with a valid Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms are authorized to carry a firearm concealed on their person while they are within a state park. Modern Camping Shawnee State Park • Please camp only in designated areas and minimize your impact on the campsite. • Prevent wild fires. Fires are only permitted in fire rings or grills. Gas and propane camp stoves are permitted. Fires must be attended at all times and extinguished before leaving a campsite. Properly dispose of hot coals. • Firewood is not provided. Cutting live or standing trees and the operation of chainsaws are prohibited. • Firewood Advisory: Firewood may contain non-native insects and plant diseases. Bringing firewood into the park from other areas may accidentally spread pest insects and diseases that threaten park resources and the health of our forests. Use local firewood. Do not take wood home and do not leave firewood. Burn it! • Handwashing and dishwashing are permitted only where appropriate facilities are available. Washing is prohibited at water spigots, hand pumps, springs, lakes, and streams. • Because uncontrolled pets may chase wildlife or frighten visitors, pets must be physically controlled, attended at all times, and on a leash, caged, or crated. Electronic fences and leashes are prohibited. • Do your part to keep wildlife wild! Enjoy wildlife from a safe distance and do not feed or approach wild animals. Human food is unhealthy for animals and animals dependent on human food can lead to dangerous human-animal encounters. • Please recycle. Place trash accumulated during your stay in proper receptacles or take it home with you. Access for People with Disabilities This publication text is available in alternative formats. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit. 6/2021 132 State Park Road Schellsburg, PA 15559 GPS DD: Lat. 40.02468 Long. -78.63858 814-733-4218 Reservations: 888-PA-PARKS SHAWNEE STATE PARK CAMPGROUND Park Office 132 State Park Road Schellsburg, PA 15559 814-733-4218 k Extra Vehicle Parking Host Sta te P 2 Contact Station 96 ar LEGEND Road To Schellsburg, US 30 4 5 Electric Site: 50 Amp 59 1 78 79 47 49 77 41 42 40 43 48 45 46 15 16 8 0 1 51 275 282 276 27 7 N 96 30 . Rd 5 6 8 EQUIPMENT ACCOMMODATION GUIDE Camping Pad Lengths 20' to 115' 229 1 23 241 239 242 237 238 245 244 235 236 247 234 246 233 232 248 250 22 2 25 Make online reservations at or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757). 249 251 7 RESERVATIONS Loop F ne e L a ke SHAWNEE STATE PARK Park Office Area of Main Map To Exit 110, Somerset To Bedford Rd. 162 22 22 222 224 223 aw State Pa rk To Ligonier Sh er 22 Gate 30 Schellsburg S ha w n e e A nt l l Trai 221 To Manns Choice 9 280 #3 96 27 #2 289 184 Lost 217 219 One-way Road 283 216 218 220 B 265 266 0 268 30 267 269 299 270 287 272 271 288 274 6 5 28 28 273 8 27 5 215 297 186 18 296 2 18 5 187 3 Unpaved Road 29 5 16 7 16 Loop D #1 1 18 199 198 195 196 4 192 19 193 189 191 256 258 156 7 15 9 15 16 15 1 155 153 154 0 15 34 33 15 2 29 31 56 54 Pet Friendly 200 197 19 Paved Road Loop G 57 55 4 3 3 16 18 Sanitary Dump Station GPS DD: Lat. 40.02468 Long. -78.63858 A 3 Recycling/Trash Path or Trail 16 17 Amphitheater Parking Lot 16 9 17 2 170 171 5 6 84 71 73 82 53 52 30 32 39 38 37 166 168 31 31 Pet Walking Area 83 69 Host Tr a i l Pet Friendly Extra Car Parking Loop C 81 66 70 72 74 76 50 44 Ant l e r Loop B Loop A 3 8 312 58 60 61 63 65 7 Play 6 Area 68 89 92 93 95 96 36 4 31 Lo s t 311113 9 12 15 14 le hic a Ve Extr arking P 310 3 Public Phone Loop A 31 ADA Accessible 16 309 90 91 94 308 Pet Camping Restrooms 28 307 Yurt Shower House/ Restrooms 27 306 Camping Cottage Water 20 22 305 Pull-thru Site Pet Walking Area 24 Non-electric Site 18 Full-hookup: Sewer, Water, and Electric 10 11 Electric Site: 30 Amp 96 u PA T 70 76 31 e rnpik 31 96 To Exit 146, I-99, Bedford To Manns Choice Rev. 4/21

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