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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. 


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.


  • 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.



There is no better way to enjoy the outdoors than with  horseback riding. Available on Saturday and Sunday. Please contact Tally Ho at (814) 624-5685.

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. 

Get Out & Play! Outfitters at the Tally Ho Sport Shop

Located on the Resort at the Tally Ho Sport Shop, Get Out & Play! Outfitters books on and off-site outdoor adventures. Rent GPS units, fishing poles and tennis rackets. Stop in to check out their outdoor apparel, featuring Mountain Hardwear Clothing and Keen Footwear. Learn more by calling (814) 624-5685.

All activities are weather dependent and are subject to change.


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)


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


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. 


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


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. 


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


Enjoy learning about the flora and fauna that are found at Omni Bedford Springs Resort. We can create a guided hike that will focus on the natural history, cultural history or both. Let us create a hike that will feature the information that you are interested in.


  • 60 – 90 minutes
  • $300 per group (up to 20 people) 
  • Please contact Tally Ho at (814) 624-5685.


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.


  • $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)



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 (814) 624-5685 to book an excursion

Full Day Guided Excursion:

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

*Call (814) 624-5685 to book an excursion

Drive Time:

  • Yellow Creek: 30 minutes


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.


  • $20 per GPS unit (2 hour rental)
  • Rental includes basic instruction, maps, and a list of Geocaches
  • Please contact Get Out & Play! Outfitters at (814) 624-5685


It’s time for fun and games! Meet the staff on the front lawn and enjoy getting out to play. Compete in multiple outdoor games and enjoy the sunshine; whether it’s bocce ball, badminton, or volleyball, you’ll have tons of fun watching or playing.


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


Join our trained guides for an exciting tour on a personal transporter! You'll complete a short off-road training program, then step onboard the “Segway X2” off-road glider and take off on trails around Omni Bedford Springs Resort for an exciting journey to remember. Contact (301) 876-7529 for reservations*


  • Off Road Tour: $65 – approximately 1 hour & 15 minutes
  • Lake Tour: $85 - approximately 1 hour & 45 minutes
  • Guests must weigh between 100 and 250 lbs.
  • Flat, closed-toe shoes required
  • Maximum of five guests per tour

*Tour times vary, 24 hours advance reservations needed. Contact Get Out & Play! Outfitters at (814) 624-5685.


This guided tour will take you on some of the more remote trails of Omni Bedford Springs Resort. Red Oak Lake and Black Spring are among the stops on this tour. Our two-person UTVs allow riders as young as 12 to ride along. Don't want to drive but want the thrill of the ride? Our four-person UTVs allow guests to ride along with a guide. Contact (301) 876-7529 for reservations*


  • Tours are approximately 65 minutes
  • $175 per vehicle (maximum of 2 people per vehicle)
  • Ride with the Guide – $75
  • Passengers must be at least 12 years old.
  • Drivers must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver's license

Rates subject to change.

*Tour times vary, 24 hours advance reservations needed. Contact Get Out & Play! Outfitters at (814) 624-5685.

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