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Stay the Night

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Camping

flush toilets, warm showers, electric hook-ups

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

The 290 sites have picnic tables and fire rings, and accommodate tents or trailers. In addition to some full-service campsites that have sewer, water and electric, 98 sites have electric hookups.

Pets are permitted at designated campsites for a fee.

Three campsites are ADA accessible.

There is a sanitary dump station and centrally located washhouses with flush toilets, showers, and laundry tubs.

The camping season begins the second Friday in April and ends in late December.

Shawnee State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Free Camping for Campground Hosts

2 host positions in the modern campground

The campground host site has amenities, including 50-amp electric service. Water is available onesite. The host is required to assist park personnel for 40 hours-per-week, five days-a-week. A long-term stay is preferred. Contact the park office for additional information and availability.

Camping Cottages

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

​The three cottages sleep five people in bunk beds, and have:

  • Wooden floors
  • Windows
  • Electric heat
  • Porch
  • Picnic table
  • Fire ring
  • Electric lights and outlet

Shawnee State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Yurts

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

These round, canvas, and wood walled tents have a wooden deck and sleep five people in bunk beds. Yurts have:

  • Cooking stove
  • Microwave oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Countertop
  • Table
  • Chairs
  • Electric heat and outlets
  • Fire ring
  • Picnic table

Shawnee State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Shawnee Lodge

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

This two-story house is on an island in Lake Shawnee. It sleeps eight people in four bedrooms with two double beds and four single beds. The lodge has air conditioning and a modern kitchen. A fire ring and picnic table are in the yard.

Renters should bring their own linens, towels, and dishes.

Organized Group Tenting

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

On the secluded Kegg Run finger of the lake, the organized group tenting area offers campers easy access to fishing, and canoe and kayak launching.

Four campsites each have a capacity of 20 campers or a total capacity of 80.

The camp has composting toilets and a hand-pumped well. Each site has picnic tables and a fire ring.

Organized youth and adult groups can rent the area mid-April through mid-October.

Advance reservations are required.

Call 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757) to make a reservation for group tenting.