Poconos Outdoor Activities at The Shawnee Inn

Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is the quintessential adventure spot. Located along the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, this historic Poconos resort is home to a plethora of thrilling, relaxing, and scenic outdoor activities. The Shawnee Inn and Golf Course is in prime location to various natural wonders and excursions: take a hike along an Appalachian Mountain trail; glide along the Delaware River in a kayak or canoe; enjoy an evening watching the sunset on a riverboat cruise; the list goes on and on! Bring the family, come as a couple, or enjoy a day to yourself with one of these offered outdoor adventures.

Check out the best Poconos outdoor activities at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort below!


family kayakingKayaking & Canoeing Journeys

Grab a paddle and tour the Delaware River by boat! Shawnee River Trips provides tons of excitement for nearly all ages. Shawnee River Trips offers various excursions, including:

  • Guided Canoe/Kayak – a guided tour along the Delaware River
  • Canoe and Brew – includes beer flight in the Tap Room
  • Twilight Paddle – a sunset paddle that includes s’mores by the campfire
  • Sunset/Full Moon Paddle – includes s’mores, cozy fire and music down the river

Get more information on Shawnee River Trips.


River Boat Excursions

Grab a beer, sit back, and enjoy the sunset views over the Delaware River during one of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort’s sunset River Boat excursions. One of Shawnee’s own experienced boat drivers will take you along the Delaware River, with 60 minutes of breathtaking sights and sounds all around you. This is a can’t miss experience that is perfect after a long day of adventure.


hikers hiking up a hillScenic Hiking

An experienced hiking guide will join you on a scenic tour of the Poconos terrain. Each hike takes about 2 hours and encompasses around 3 miles. This journey will feature some of the area’s lush flora, with informative commentary from your guide on what to look for! Guests are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and footwear and bring water. Must be 6 years or older to participate.

Plus, our expert hiking guides created the Shawnee Hiking Guidebook, providing insight, tips, and picks into the best hiking trails in the area.


Guided Delaware River Fishing Trips

Take a boat onto the beautiful Delaware River, and hook the big catch! The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort’s guided fishing trips are sure to exceed the expectations of all skill levels. This is the perfect excursion for families, individuals, couples, and small groups. The journey includes an experienced, PABC/NPS certified fishing guide.

Find out more about Delaware River fishing trips.


shawnee inn and golf resort golf coursePremier Poconos Golf

Surrounded by lush peaks and the Delaware River, The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort’s island course is a breathtaking play. Completed in 1911 and designed by A.W. Tillinghast, this 27-hole course has welcomed some of golf’s greats, including Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, and Lawson Little. It truly is one of the best Poconos golf courses around!

Grab Shawnee’s stay and play Poconos golf packages, which includes overnight accommodations, a full breakfast, and an 18-hole round of golf.


Luxury Glamping

One of the most unique Poconos outdoor activities, glamping at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort is perfect for those seeking luxury and the experience of being outdoors. The glamping location is on an island in the middle of the Delaware River, accessed by canoe. The site includes a camp attendant, Wi-Fi, restrooms with shower, and electricity.

Learn more about glamping Poconos experience at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort.


family skiing at shawnee mountain ski areaSkiing at Shawnee

Located just three miles from The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area includes 125 skiable acres, 23 trails, a snow tubing park, and 100% snowmaking. This winter wonderland is great for all ages and experience levels, with ski rentals and ski lessons available. Our Poconos resort offers shuttle service to and from the ski area during ski season.

Reserve your ski and stay package today at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort.


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