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electric motors only

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

The 451-acre Shawnee Lake has three boat launch areas and 183 dry-boat mooring spaces. The main boat dock and launch ramp are ADA accessible.

Boat Rental

During the summer, the boat concession rents:

  • Paddleboats
  • Canoes
  • Rowboats

Boat Registration

Motorboats must display a current boat registration

Non-powered boats must display one of the following:

  • Boat registration
  • Launching permit or mooring permit from Pennsylvania state parks -- available at most state park offices
  • Launching permit from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

Complete information about boating rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.