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Shikellamy State Park

Shikellamy State Park is in Union and Northumberland counties. The 54-acre Shikellamy Marina is on the southern tip of Packers Island at the confluence of the West Branch and North Branch Susquehanna River, and offers hiking and biking trails, a marina, and boat launch.

The 78-acre Shikellamy Overlook is on the western shore of the Susquehanna River. A 360-foot cliff overlooks the confluence of the branches of the Susquehanna River.

Seasons and Hours

The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.

The park office is open specific hours. Contact the park office for facility seasons and hours. The road to the overlook is closed from October to April.

 

Directions

Shikellamy Overlook

From US 15, the overlook is reached by following County Line Road east for 2.3 miles to the park entrance road.

From US 11, the overlook is reached by traveling west on County Line Road for about 0.25 mile to the park entrance road.

The road to the overlook is closed from October to April.

Overlook GPS DD: Lat. 40.87924  Long. -76.80382

Shikellamy Marina

The marina is reached off of PA 147 (Bridge Avenue) on Packers Island.

Park Office GPS DD: Lat. 40.88248  Long. -76.7901

 

Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.

Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

Scenic Views

The two overlooks on Shikellamy Overlook are 360 feet above the river confluence. They offer spectacular views of Sunbury, Northumberland, and the surrounding areas.

In Shikellamy Marina, Kury Point provides a scenic view of Lake Augusta and the river.

Access for People with Disabilities

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.

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Shikellamy State Park