Omni Bedford Springs Resort
2138 Business 220
Bedford, Pennsylvania 15522

Bedford Springs Resort Outdoor Activities

Hiking in Bedford

Omni Bedford Springs Resort is the perfect destination to explore nature’s splendor. Enjoy an array of fun activities in the fresh mountain air. 

WINTER CARRIAGE RIDES 

Make memories this holiday season on our horse drawn sleigh. Please limit your group to 6 people at a time, a total weight limit of 1,200 lbs. Rides last 25-30 minutes. 

  • Available every Saturday in December from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Please limit your group to 6 people at a time, a total weight limit of 1,200 lbs
  • $50 per person 
  • Please contact the concierge staff at (814) 624-5642

 

FIRE PIT

Located on the front lawn of the resort off of the Frontier Tavern, a welcoming fire pit lit nightly invites you for cocktails and conversation. Enjoy an evening under the stars warming by the fire and roasting a fresh s’more with your friends and family.

Details:

  • Complimentary to all Resort guests
  • Cozy blankets available for use at the Frontier Tavern host stand
  • Cozy blankets available for purchase at the Bedford Market ($)
  • S'mores kits available to purchase at the Frontier Tavern ($)
  • Please contact the concierge staff at (814) 624-5642.

 

HORSEBACK RIDING

*On property horseback riding will return in Spring 2019. However, click here for off-site horseback opportunities.

There is no better way to enjoy the outdoors than with  horseback riding. Available on Saturday and Sunday. Please contact our Activity Coordinators for reservations at (814) 624-5633.

Riding Clinic | $59

45 minutes of rider instruction in our enclosed arena.  This is a great way to learn the fundamentals of horseback riding and the safest way to begin. Clinic includes a small trail ride for those who are able.

Mountain Trail Ride | $99

90 minute ride through mountain terrain with scenic vistas. This ride requires significant rider input and experience is preferred.

Trail Day Experience | $249

4 hour experience includes a picnic lunch at Red Oak Lake. This trail is epic with grand views from high on the mountain. Experience required as there is a great variety of terrain with a few challenges along the way.

Pony rides | $30

This is a planned add-on. 10-15 minute rides near the arena, with guide walking alongside. Must be age 8 and older to participate. 

Tally Ho Sport Shop

Located on the Resort, Tally Ho Sport Shop books on and off-site outdoor adventures. Rent fishing poles and tennis rackets. Learn more by calling (814) 624-5685.

All activities are weather dependent and are subject to change.

HIKING

Explore the beautiful property that is home to Bedford Springs by hiking on one of the trails. Whether you are looking for a leisurely walk or a challenging fitness hike, the choice is yours. Don’t forget to take a map and a bottled water when you are hiking.

View Hiking Trail Map (PDF, 9.3 MB)

Details:

  • Complimentary
  • Please contact the concierge staff at (814) 624-5642.

HISTORIC HIKE

Take a hike through history. Take advantage of a private hike with Omni Bedford Springs Resort’s trail guide to some of the most historically significant spots on our beautiful 2,200 acres. Explore all facets of the land from pre-historic times, Native American tribes, to early settlers, healing waters, which have all shaped today’s destination resort and spa. 

Details:

  • 60 minutes | $65 
  • Please contact our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633 (spa option)

MEDITATIVE HIKE

There’s no better place to meditate than in the great outdoors; no better introduction to this ancient and beautiful practice that’s so relevant and necessary to our modern lifestyles, than through mindful walking. Experience your own private hike with Omni Bedford Springs Resort’s trail guide who is also an experienced meditation teacher. Our guide will take you to some of the loveliest and most peaceful places on our 2,200 acres, and will provide you with practical ways to bring mindfulness and meditation into your daily life. 

Details:

  • 60 minutes | $65 
  • Please contact our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633 (spa option)

 

BIKING

There’s nothing quite like the rush of mountain biking through the pristine forest. Omni Bedford Springs Resort offers miles of mountain biking trails as well as Cannondale bicycles and equipment. Looking for a more relaxed ride? Enjoy a ride on the roads around the resort or a ride into downtown Bedford.

Details:

  • $25 per 2 hours or $45 per day 
  • Contact the Pro Shop x5637
  • Daily 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

View biking trail map (PDF, 9.5 MB)

FLY FISHING

We offer fly fishing on property at Shoober's Run (stocked trout stream) and Red Oak Lake (spring fed pond), as well as guided fly fishing excursions to local trout streams. Guests (16 years and older) who supply their own equipment and are licensed to fish in Pennsylvania will incur no additional cost for on-property fishing. Pennsylvania fishing licenses can be purchased here.

Spincast Fishing Rentals at Tally Ho Sport Shop:

  • $25 per day
  • $15 per half day (4 hours)

*Pole rental comes with artificial bait

Half Day (4 hours) Guided Excursion:

  • One person: $230
  • Two people: $160 per person
  • Three people: $150 per person

*Call Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633 to book an excursion

Full Day Guided Excursion:

  • One person: $315
  • Two people: $230 per person
  • Three people: $200 per person

*Call Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633 to book an excursion

Drive Time:

  • Yellow Creek: 30 minutes

 

GEOCACHING

Whether you are looking for a new sport or are a seasoned cacher, a fun-filled treasure awaits you at Omni Bedford Springs Resort. With one of our hand-held global positioning systems, combined with your navigational wits, you and your family can set out on an adventure that is fun for all ages. GPS units are available for rental from the Tally Ho adventure shop.

Details:

  • $20 per GPS unit (2 hour rental)
  • Rental includes basic instruction, maps, and a list of Geocaches
  • Please contact Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685

 

LAWN GAMES

It’s time for fun and games! Meet the staff on the front lawn and enjoy getting out to play. Compete in outdoor games and enjoy the outdoors. You’ll have tons of fun watching or playing.

Pricing:

  • Complimentary
  • Please contact the Concierge Staff at (814) 624-5642.

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