Shawnee State Park is about 25-30 minutes northwest of River Mountain, just outside of Bedford, PA. For guests coming from the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia areas or north, Shawnee State Park is near your route. The park centers around a lake and offers summer boat rentals, based on availability. There are bike lanes along the park roads through the park as well as hiking trails, picnic shelters, and beach access.
Park Office: (814) 733-4218
Located at 2850 feet above sea level, the Allegheny Front Hawk Watch is the highest birder hawk watch in Pennsylvania. The Allegheny Front offers a stunning panorama for bird watching, with visibility up to 20 miles on clear days. The Allegheny Front is renowned for its Golden Eagles.Read More