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The courtesy boat ramp docks, located at the State Park's three-lane boat launch, are now installed and ready for public use.  Overflow boat trailer parking is available in lots #4 and #5 in the event that the the boat launch lot is full.  Parking on the grass is prohibited.

Repairs to the Adam T. Bower Memorial Inflatable Dam are now complete.  Lake Augusta will be at full pool until early October 2022.

Warning: The spotted lanternfly has invaded our area. This invasive insect could cause serious harm to Pennsylvania’s resources, businesses, and economy. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE! Help us stop the spread of these unwelcome hitchhikers. Inspect your vehicle, camper, tent, gear, etc. before you leave the park and destroy any lanternflies you find. For more information, visit the Penn State Extension’s Spotted Lanternfly website.

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.

Reservations

Make online reservations or call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS (888-727-2757), from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday to Saturday.

A Pennsylvania map that shows the location of Shikellamy State Park 

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.

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

A circular map that shows the roads surrounding Shikellamy State Park 

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.

In an Emergency

Call 911 and contact an employee.

Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards and at the park office.

Nearest Hospital

Evangelical Community Hospital
1 Hospital Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
570-522-2000

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