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. 

MEET OUR HORTICULTURIST 

Lester Wallack has been dedicated to the flora and fauna of Omni Bedford Springs Resort for 12 years. He is responsible for all the landscaping you see around you. His knowledge and dedication are formidable. Join him on Fridays at 2:00 p.m., as Lester shares his knowledge  about the local vegetation, as well as tips you can take back with you for your own landscape projects at home.

Details:

  • Complimentary to all resort guests
  • Fridays at 2 p.m. | May 31 - August 30 (not available on July 19)
  • Sign up at Concierge Desk (814) 624-5642.
  • Group meets at Gazebo near Sulphur Spring

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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.

 

HERITAGE SEGWAY TOUR

Take an adventure around the beautiful Allegheny Mountains. Tour will start with a small training program and then travel down to the Mill and along the Heritage Trail learning a bit of history along the way, lasting 75 minutes. 

Details:

  • 75 minute ride | $75 per person
  • Available daily at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Guests must be 12 years old or older and weigh between 100-250 lbs. to ride. All guests must wear sneakers.
  • Please contact the Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685.

 

DOWNTOWN BEDFORD SEGWAY TOUR

Take a trip down the Heritage Trail and into the beautiful historic Downtown Bedford. On this tour, you will get to enjoy the variety of landmarks that Bedford has to offer. This two hour tour includes training and tour. 

Details:

  • 120 minute ride | $95 per person
  • Available Monday - Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • Guests must be 12 years old or older and weigh between 100-250 lbs. to ride. All guests must wear sneakers.
  • Please contact the Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685.

 

OFF-ROAD VEHICLE TOUR

This guided tour will take you on some of the more remote trails.  Red Oak Lake and Black Spring are among the stops on this tour.  Our 2-person & 4-person Off-Road Vehicle Tours allow riders as young as 12 years of age to ride along.  Drivers must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. If minors are riding in the vehicle, a parent or legal guardian of at least 25 years of age is required to drive with a valid driver’s license.

Details:

  • Available 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily
  • Pricing: $275 for driver | $150 for 2nd rider | $75 for 3rd rider | $75 for 4th rider
  • Please contact the Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685.

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HORSEBACK RIDING

There is no better way to enjoy the outdoors than with horseback riding. Available on Saturday and Sunday.

RIDING CLINIC | $59

The clinic is a 45 minute tutorial on the basics of horse safety and handling designed to make the rider feel more comfortable on a horse. You spend time on the ground getting comfortable leading the animal and then spend time in the arena. The clinic is designed for those who are very young, who are nervous around horses, or have no horse experience at all.  Children between the ages of 8 to 12 years old, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

MOUNTAIN TRAIL RIDE | $99 

90 minute ride through mountain terrain with scenic vistas. This ride requires significant rider input and experience is preferred. Children between the ages of 8 to 12 years old, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

PRIVATE CARRIAGE RIDES | $450

45 minute ride and can have up to 9 people. 

*all rides are weather permitting

Please contact Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633 for reservations. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance to assure availability. 

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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 
  • Reservations available through Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685 

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.

 

ARCHERY

This program is for beginners, designed as a basic intro to archery using a recurve bow. Takes place on the front lawn of Omni Bedford Springs. Our basic program is a 1 hour session shooting targets at 10 – 20 yard distances. Ages 8 years old and older.

Details:

  • $45 per person
  • Please contact Tally Ho Sport Shop at (814) 624-5685 or our Activity Coordinators at (814) 624-5633 for reservations. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance to assure availability. 
  • Special availability:May 28 - August 30, 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. | August 31, 1:00 p.m. | September 1, 1:00 p.m. | September 7 - November 30 (Saturdays only) 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. 
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