Situated within the suburban Shenango Valley, Shenango River Lake provides an attractive setting for your enjoyment. Visitors choose to spend their day picnicking, camping, or enjoying nature?s beauty. History buffs will enjoy exploring the remnants of the Erie Extension Canal, sections of which are located on project property. The Erie Extension Canal played a key role in the economic development of Northwestern Pennsylvania. The well-preserved remains of Lock Number 10 are found in Sharpsville, approximately one-half mile down stream of the Shenango Dam. Other historic features include the Kidd?s Mill Covered Bridge.
Take the Sharon/Hermitage exit 4b from Interstate 80 and go North on SR 18 for approximately 7 miles. Take the Birchwood Drive exit and head South on SR18 for about 1/4 mile. Turn right onto West Lake Drive and the Shenango Recreation Area is 1/4 mile on the left.
2442 Kelly Road Hermitage, PA 16148-7308
Boating Historic & Cultural Site Camping Fishing Hiking Off Highway Vehicle Picnicking Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Environmental Education
USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers