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electric motors only

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. The main boat dock and launch ramp are ADA accessible.

The 451-acre Shawnee Lake has three boat launch areas and 183 dry-boat mooring spaces.

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.

Boat Rental

During the summer, the boat concession rents:

  • Paddleboats
  • Canoes
  • Rowboats