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Stay the Night at Shawnee State Park

Make a reservation to stay the night at Shawnee State Park.

Camping

Flush toilets, warm showers, electric and full-hookup sites

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Shawnee State Park has 212 campsites that accommodate tents or trailers. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Many sites have electric service and some have full-hookup service, which includes sewer, water, and electricity.  

Pets are permitted at designated campsites for a fee.

Some campsites are ADA accessible.

There is a sanitary dump station and centrally located shower houses with flush toilets, showers, and large utility sinks.

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

Two host positions in the modern campground

The campground host site has amenities, including 50-amp electric service. Water is available onsite. 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.

Lodging

Camping Cottages

Three camping cottages in the campground open the second Friday in April and close in late December.

Each cottage sleeps five people and has:

  • Wooden walls and floors
  • Windows
  • Electric lights and outlets
  • Electric heat
  • Bunkbeds
  • Porch
  • Picnic table and fire ring
  • Nearby shower house

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Shawnee State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Yurts

Two round, canvas and wood yurts in the campground open the second Friday in April and close in late December.

A yurt sleeps six and has:

  • Canvas and wood walls, with windows
  • Wood floor
  • Four-burner electric range
  • Microwave
  • Countertop and cabinets
  • Refrigerator
  • Table and chairs
  • Electric lights and outlets
  • Electric heat
  • Bunk beds
  • Skylight/vent
  • Porch
  • Picnic table and fire ring
  • Nearby shower house

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. Yurt A can accommodate people with disabilities.

Shawnee State Park Campground Map (PDF)

Lakeside 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 and towels.

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 non-flush 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.