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. 

 

ARCHERY

Visit your primitive roots and take a step back in time with our On-Target Archery Program for adults and children alike! This activity is great for beginners and advanced archers - explore the use of recurve bows without the use of modern sites. Guests can engage in friendly competition or test their aim at 10-20 yard distances. Takes place at the archery center at Omni Bedford Springs Resort. Tournament style available for larger groups. Private archery is available for family units at any of the available times, but must be booked out completely!

 

Details:

  • 1-hour sessions for children and adult sessions
  • Adult Sessions available at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for $45 per person. (ages 12 +)
  • Children Sessions available at 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for $45 per person. Must be able to hold a bow.
  • Activity is weather and temperature dependent

For more information or reservations, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633. Reservations are required to assure availability.

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BIKING

Leisure trails below the resort take guests through paved, gravel, and groomed trails. Travel to Red Oak Lake and Black Spring to get in some of our remote, scenic areas of property. You can also travel into town to get in some window shopping, sight-seeing or lunch. Both areas are just over a mile from the resort.  Miles of mountain biking trails are located above the resort, offer thrilling adventure as you weave in and out of the woodland. Bike trails are strenuous and not meant for inexperienced bikers or children. These trails can be ungroomed at certain times of the year. Great for exercise and adventure.

Bike rentals include the use of a helmet, lock and key. Current bike styles include 2021 model Cannondale Treadwells, 2021 Cannondale NEOs, and Maxi Fat Tire Trails. Limited quantities of children's bikes available.

Details:

  • Standard Bike Rental - $25 per 2-hours. $35 per 4-hours, $45 full day up to 8 hours
  • Electric Bike Rental (Ages 12+) - $45 per 2-hours. $55 per 4-hours, $65 full day up to 8 hours
  • Rentals available from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

VIEW BIKING TRAIL MAP (PDF, 9.5 MB)

For reservations or more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633.

 

CARRIAGE RIDES

Experience the property on a romantic carriage ride or take the children for a fun, memorable trip! This tour visits our historic Mill area and passes the front of the resort during the evening so you can enjoy the peaceful beauty of the resort.

Details:

  • Available Fridays & Saturdays in December from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • $45 per person
  • Riders must be 3 years of age or older and all riders under the age of 18 require a guardian along to participate, no exceptions.

For more information or reservations, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633. Reservations are required to assure availability.

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PRIVATE CARRIAGE RIDES | $670

45-minutes to 1-hour ride that seats up to 9 people. Private carriage rides must be booked in advance through Tally Ho Sport Shop.

 

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 ($)
  • S'mores kits available to purchase at the Frontier Tavern ($)

For more information, please contact our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633.

 

FISHING

Get outside and enjoy fishing right on property at Shober's Run (stocked trout stream) or Red Oak Lake (spring fed pond, where we ask you to catch and release. Take in the fresh air and cast your worries away.

Spincast Fishing Rentals at Tally Ho Sport Shop:

  • $25 per day
  • $15 per half day (4-hours)
  • Guests at least 16 yeras of age 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.

*Pole rental includes fishing vest and artificial bait

For reservations or more information, please contact Tally HoOutfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633.

 

FLY FISHING

We offer guided fly fishing excursions to local trout streams.

Half Day (4 hours) Guided Excursion (30-minute drive off-property):

  • One person: $335 per person
  • Two people: $435 per group
  • Three people: $535 per group
  • Four people: $800 per group
  • Five people: $975 per group
  • Six people: $1,075 per group

Full Day Guided Excursion (30-minute drive off-property):

  • One person: $435 per person
  • Two people: $570 per group
  • Three people: $700 per group
  • Four people: $1,150 per group
  • Five people: $1,275 per group
  • Six people: $1,400 per group

Details:

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Must possess a current Pennsylvania fishing license. Pennsylvania fishing licenses can be purchased here

For more information or reservations, please call Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633. Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance to assure availability. Cancelations must be made seven days in advance to receive a full refund.

 

GEOCACHING

A national program geared at getting families outside - This program allows you to download the app and turn your phone into a GPS! The Geocach app shows the location of all the hidden boxes on our property, in the local area, and back in your hometown! Take the adventure home and continue to explore!

Details:

  • 2-hour rental 
  • $20 per GPS uni
  • Rental includes basic instruction, maps, and a list of Geocaches

For more information or reservations, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633. Reservations required to assure availability.

 

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

For more information, please contact our Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685.

 

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
  • Advanced registration required
  • Weather dependent
  • Limited to 5 guests
  • $65 per person 

For reservations or more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685. All hikes are weather permitting. Reservations are required to assure availability.

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
  • Advanced registration required
  • Weather dependent
  • Limited to 5 guests
  • $65 per person 

For reservations or more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685. All hikes are weather permitting. Reservations are required to assure availability.


GUIDED SCENIC HIKE

Enjoy some of our most picturesque scenery here on our 2,200 acres by taking advantage of our Scenic Hike. Appreciate the natural beauty of Bedford Springs' deciduous forest, mountainous woodland, and sprawling valley bejeweled with natural artisan springs, two waterfalls, a lake, and winding creek - there is so much to see! Our guide will take you to some of the most beautiful scenes on property. Don't forget your camera!

Details:

  • 60-minutes
  • Advanced registration required
  • Weather dependent
  • Limited to 5 guests
  • $65 per person 

For reservations or more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685. All hikes are weather permitting. Reservations are required to assure availability.

 

HISTORIC HERITAGE SEGWAY TOUR 

Our Heritage Segway History Tour will provide guests with an overall view of the property as well as leave them with a passion for its history. Built in 1796, Omni Bedford Springs Resort is full of stories and life. Be a part of its history!

Details:

  • 60-minute ride
  • $75 per person
  • Available daily at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Guests must be at least 14 years of age
  • Weight requirement between 100 - 250 lbs. to ride and at least 5 ft. tall
  • Appropriate footwear is required for this activity

For reservations or more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633.

 

HORSEBACK RIDING

There is no better way to enjoy the outdoors than on horseback. Our horses are excellent for beginners, as well as experienced riders. Come take a ride and see what the Pennsylvania outdoors has to offer. 

TRAIL RIDE | $145 On-Property, $120 Off-Property 

90-minute ride on wooded trails with varied terrain and scenic vistas. This is your opportunity to catch a glimpse of some of Pennsylvania’s wildlife.  Experience is preferred, but not required for this ride.

Details:

  • Rides on-property are available dependent on season and number of riders.  Rides off-property (30-minute drive) are available daily.  At either location, rides are offered at 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm.
  • Riders must be at least 8 years of age. Children between 8 - 12 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

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For reservations or more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633. All rides are weather permitting. Reservations are required to assure availability.

 

"I SPY" NATURE HIKE

Available daily through our Tally Ho Sport Shop. Take your children on an "I Spy" Adventure Hike to locate and identify various species of animals and plants.

Details:

  • 1-Hour Hike
  • Available daily at 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • No age limits
  • $15 per person

For more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633.

 

LAWN GAMES

It’s time for fun and games! Compete in games and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors. You’ll have tons of fun watching or playing. Equipment available on the front lawn or by stopping at the Tally Ho Sport Shop. No reservations available - games offered on a first come, first serve basis.

Pricing:

  • Complimentary

For more information or reservations, please contact our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633. 

 

OFF-ROAD VEHICLE TOUR

Available Starting May 15th.

Take a ride on the wild side with a guided tour that will take you on some of the more remote trails. With over 8 miles of UTV trails to explore, this excursion is sure to give you a thrill. Equipped with 2021 CanAm Mavericks, experience an adventure you won't forget! Off-Road Vehicle Tours include helmets, goggles, and a safety program prior to taking off for the trail head.

 

Details:

  • Approx. 1.5-hours 
  • Available daily at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Pricing: $175 for first person (driver) | $100 for 2nd person | $50 for 3rd and 4th person
  • Must be 12 years or older and be able to properly fit helmet, feet reach the floor of the vehicle, and hands able to hold grab bars. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian 25 years and older. Drivers must be 21+ with a valid driver's license!

For reservations or more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633.

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SCAVENGER HUNTS

Available by request, just stop by the Tally Ho Sport Shop. Scavenger hunts vary in difficulty and are great for adults and families alike. Get to know the interesting historical facts and the layout of Omni Bedford Springs Resort.

Details:

  • Complimentary

For more information, please contact Tally Ho Outfitters at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633.

 

TALLY HO SPORT SHOP

Located within the resort, Tally Ho Outfitters is your destination for booking outdoor adventures. Biking, tennis, fishing, and geocaching equipment are also available for rent. For more information or to reserve an activity, please call (814) 624-5685.

All activities are weather dependent and subject to change.

 

TENNIS

Tennis balls are available for purchase at the Tally Ho Sport Shop for $7 a tube. Tennis court is complimentary and reserved in 1 hour time slots daily. The tennis court is located behind the resort, next to the cottage. Hours of the court are dawn until dusk.

Pricing:

  • Complimentary
  • Tennis rental is available for $7 for half day (2 hours)

For more information or reservations, please contact our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633. 

 

Rates and availability are subject to change.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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