Raystown Lake Region

Raystown Lake Region The Raystown Lake Region of The Alleghenies is located in south central Pennsylvania, 30 miles south of State College, 27 miles north of the PA Turnpike at Breezewood, and easily accessible from I-99, US 322 and US 522 in Huntingdon County, PA.
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The Raystown Lake Region of Pennsylvania has opportunities aplenty to breathe in the fresh air, walk through the forest or enjoy the unspoiled shoreline scenery of Raystown Lake. So bring your boots, kayak, mountain bike and fishing pole to really get the most out of your time in Huntingdon County. You will find many spots to relax and unwind that are free to access like Raystown Lake, Trough Creek State Park, Greenwood Furnace State Park and Whipple Dam State Park, the Juniata College Peace Chapel, Terrace Mountain Trail, Standing Stone Trail, the Allegrippis Trails, the Raystown Mountain Bike Skills Park (7/2016) and the Seven Points Recreation Area. There are 2 public beaches at Raystown Lake. Other options include kicking back on a Raystown Lake boat tour, delving into the natural wonders of Huntingdon County underground on a cave tour or discovering one of our local museums filled with living history and local lore, hooking up with a guide for a fishing trip and exciting dirt track races at Hesston Speedway. Accommodations include hotels, vacation homes, cabins, lodges and…Raystown Lake is the only lake within Pennsylvania where you can get a houseboat and live on the water during your vacation! You can always contact the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau (HCVB) office either prior to or during your "Raycation" for more information: (888) 729-7869, [email protected] or online at www.Raystown.org. Pursue your happiness in the Raystown Lake Region of Pennsylvania. + Raystown Lake is the largest lake entirely within Pennsylvania + Only 4% of the 118 mile shoreline of Raystown Lake is developed + You will find more than 135,000 acres of public land in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania + Raystown Lake is the only lake within Pennsylvania where you can get a houseboat and live on the water during your vacation + There are more than 2,000 campsites to choose from in the Raystown Lake Region of Pennsylvania + Huntingdon, PA is a stop on the Amtrak Pennsylvanian line + The Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake are ranked as some of the top single track mountain bike trails in North America. The new Raystown Mountain Bike Skills Park opens in summer, 2016 + Hundreds of miles of hiking trails are located in the Raystown Lake Region of Pennsylvania + Caves to tour, Pennsylvania State Parks, rails-to-trails, museums, shops, diners and more + Easily accessible from many major metro areas: http://bit.ly/FindRaystownPA

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What a collab! Sweethearts Confectionery and Juniata Brewing Company are teaming up to offer a gourmet cupcake and beer ...
10/13/2020
Beer and Cupcakes

What a collab! Sweethearts Confectionery and Juniata Brewing Company are teaming up to offer a gourmet cupcake and beer tasting event tomorrow at 5pm!

You'll be sampling six mini cupcakes and beers...
🧁 Snickers, Pumpkin Spice Latte, Banana, Raspberry Red Velvet, Maple Bacon and Peanut Butter Cup
🍺 Black IPA, Oktoberfest, Attaboy Amber, Raspberry Wheat, Kolsch and Standing Stone Stout.

$20 gets you 6 cupcakes and 6 beers.

Six packs of cupcakes will be for sale and the brewery is offering growler discounts if you want to take the party home with you. This is a ticketed event so purchase yours now HERE! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beer-and-cupcakes-tickets-123943515391

A beer-and-cupcake pairing event!

According to Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources weekly fall foliage report, Huntingdon County...
10/11/2020

According to Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources weekly fall foliage report, Huntingdon County's peaking at best color this week..I'd say they know what they're talking about! 😍 Plan your visit now on raystown.org

#raystownlake #FallinPA #huntingdonpa #whatgetsyououtdoors U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Raystown Lake Allegrippis Trails

Lincoln Caverns, Inc.
10/10/2020

Lincoln Caverns, Inc.

Come to Lincoln Caverns and not only take a wonderful Halloween tour but grab yourself some famous BBQ!! Doans Bones Barbecue food truck is here all day and through the evening!

#doansbonesbbq #ghostsandgoblins #lincolncavernsandwhisperrocks #hauntedcave #hauntedbbq

SHY BEAVER BOAT LAUNCH TEMPORARILY CLOSED: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will temporarily close the Shy Beaver boat l...
10/09/2020

SHY BEAVER BOAT LAUNCH TEMPORARILY CLOSED: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will temporarily close the Shy Beaver boat launch area beginning today to install a new public restroom. The boat launch area is scheduled to reopen Friday, Oct. 16. In addition, Shy Beaver Road will also be closed to the public during the same period to allow for construction activities, including delivery of pre-fabricated restroom equipment. See the full press release here:
https://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/Article/2377268/army-corps-announces-temporary-closure-of-shy-beaver-boat-launch/ U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Raystown Lake

Uncovering PA
10/09/2020

Uncovering PA

Last night's sunset at Hawn's Overlook in Huntingdon County, PA.

The weather forecast is looking beautiful this coming weekend! Pumpkin Patch Trolley is a fun, family-friendly activity ...
10/08/2020

The weather forecast is looking beautiful this coming weekend! Pumpkin Patch Trolley is a fun, family-friendly activity for all ages. From 10am-4:20pm the next two weekends, you can ride an antique trolley through the (currently colorful) woods, pick a pumpkin out of the patch and return to the Rockhill Trolley Museum to decorate it. A $10 fare gets you trolley rides all day and one pumpkin πŸ˜πŸπŸŽƒ Pre-order your tickets at rockhilltrolley.org now!

Unwind with a granny apple martini at Three Twelve Kitchen and Cocktails 🍏🍸 That cinnamon sugar rim gives you a true tas...
10/07/2020

Unwind with a granny apple martini at Three Twelve Kitchen and Cocktails 🍏🍸 That cinnamon sugar rim gives you a true taste of Fall! Happy hour is Monday through Saturday 4:30-6pm

#TasteOfFall #RaystownLake #HuntingdonPA #FallinPA

#5 in PA..we know it! Enjoyable warm afternoons for exploring downtown Huntingdon and Raystown Lake. Chilly and clear, s...
10/07/2020
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#5 in PA..we know it! Enjoyable warm afternoons for exploring downtown Huntingdon and Raystown Lake. Chilly and clear, starry nights..perfect for campfires. Beautiful sunrises over the lake and colorful foliage for morning coffee and walks.

Camping season is not over here πŸ‚πŸ•β›ΊοΈ www.raystown.org/places-to-stay

Camping in PA is the perfect fall getaway πŸ•οΈ #FallInPA

Now this is a collaboration to die for πŸ€ͺπŸ‘»πŸŽƒLincoln Caverns, Inc. begins their 37th annual Ghosts & Goblins attraction thi...
10/06/2020

Now this is a collaboration to die for πŸ€ͺπŸ‘»πŸŽƒ

Lincoln Caverns, Inc. begins their 37th annual Ghosts & Goblins attraction this Saturday, October 10th! Doan's Bones Barbecue food truck will be on site with their incredible BBQ to feed all of you haunt lovers. Pre-purchase tickets online now at lincolncaverns.com!

So excited to have local food trucks providing amazing food during Ghosts & Goblins! This weekend we welcome Doan's Bones BBQ to Lincoln Caverns. Stop by Friday, beginning at 6 PM or Saturday, beginning at 11 AM for some awesome food and a Ghosts & Goblins tour too! All tickets for Ghosts & Goblins at lincolncaverns.com
FOOD TRUCK MENU
PULLED PORK BBQ $10
SERVED ON OR OFF THE STEAK ROLL
BEEF BRISKET $10
SERVED ON OR OFF THE STEAK ROLL.
CHOICE OF BBQ SAUCE OR HORSERADISH SAUCE
OUR FRIED TORTILLA CHIPS WITH CHEESE SAUCE AND YOUR CHOICE OF PULLED PORK OR BRISKET $12

The moment you find out the Huntingdon Cinema: Clifton 5 is playing Hocus Pocus on the big screen every day for the next...
10/05/2020

The moment you find out the Huntingdon Cinema: Clifton 5 is playing Hocus Pocus on the big screen every day for the next week πŸ˜πŸ§™β€β™€οΈ

Along with several other spooky hits including Hotel Transylvania, Alone, Infidel and Possessor Uncut! Check out www.clifton5.com for showtimes πŸŽ₯

It's always a good time at the Swigart Museum Kars and Koffee event on Saturday mornings!
10/03/2020

It's always a good time at the Swigart Museum Kars and Koffee event on Saturday mornings!

It's the start of our final month of the season. Stop by and see us, we'll keep the hot coffee brewing. We're here until 11:00 AM.

After a long ride among the peaking fall foliage, try the freshly tapped Oktoberfest from Juniata Brewing Company 🍺🍁#mou...
10/03/2020

After a long ride among the peaking fall foliage, try the freshly tapped Oktoberfest from Juniata Brewing Company 🍺🍁

#mountainbiking
#raystownlake
#huntingdonpa
#beerstagram
#localbrews #ripthegrip

PC: Charlie Barkman

10/02/2020
Hauntingdon, PA

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Things to do this weekend...

Oct. 3 - Mount Union Area Partnership Virtual Ton of Bricks Festival 2020, celebrating the arts, heritage, and natural resources of the Mount Union Area! Click the link to see the full schedule.

Oct. 3 - Fall Extravaganza at Martin's Garden Center, Route 453 just north of Water Street, featuring hardy mums, pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, activities for the kids, and Eden Doughnuts.

Ongoing - U Pick 'Em Pumpkin Patch and corn maze at B & D Acres, Huntingdon Furnace Road, Tyrone.

Ongoing - Fall Frenzy Days at JB Tree Farm, just west of Water Street on Route 22, includes a pumpkin patch, hay rides, corn maze, and gift shop.

Ongoing - fresh produce at Donnelly Orchards on Runks Road and Park's Orchard just off of Piney Ridge.

If you know of any fall or Halloween-themed events going on this weekend, tell us in the comments below.

Please share this with your friends.

Raystown Lake Region
Huntingdon County Business and Industry
Agritourism in Huntingdon County

#hauntingdon #pumpkinpatch #cornmaze #hayride #applecider #agritourism

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
10/02/2020

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

We know Pennsylvania forests and parks have some of the best leaf peeping πŸ‚πŸ‘€ opportunities in the state and also are a favorite for hunters.

Those who are in the woods during hunting seasons should use precaution.

We hope all that take to Penn’s Woods this fall have a safe and enjoyable season!

Check hunting seasons at the Pennsylvania Game Commission. #PAFallFoliage #FallinPA

Here's your chance for a last minute weekend getaway! Lake Raystown Family Camping Resort has 2 small cabins, the bunkho...
10/01/2020

Here's your chance for a last minute weekend getaway! Lake Raystown Family Camping Resort has 2 small cabins, the bunkhouse for 10-30 people and a pop-up camper site available this weekend! They're conveniently located on Piney Ridge, 10 minutes from Historic Downtown Huntingdon one way, and 10 minutes from the Allegrippis Trails/Seven Points the other way. This is a rarity and a gorgeous time to enjoy the outdoors πŸ‚ Book now by calling (814) 643-3377.

raystownlakecamping.com

#LAKESIDELEARNING - For many students, school looks very different right now. That's why we're proud to offer lodging an...
09/30/2020

#LAKESIDELEARNING - For many students, school looks very different right now. That's why we're proud to offer lodging and dining options with breathtaking fall foliage AND internet for guests. Check out our sensory educational experiences, too. https://raystown.org/blog/lakeside-learning Terrace Mountain Alpacas East Broad Top Huntingdon County Historical Society Swigart MuseumIsett Heritage Museum Rockhill Trolley Museum Lincoln Caverns, Inc. Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park Broad Top Coal Miners Museum

"We all aspire to someday make the investment into our own ideal lifestyle. Today’s feature will look at the reasons how...
09/29/2020
Making A Lifestyle Investment

"We all aspire to someday make the investment into our own ideal lifestyle. Today’s feature will look at the reasons how and why to pull the trigger on investing in the big-ticket items to realize that dream in the Raystown Lake Region."

https://raystown.org/blog/making-a-lifestyle-investment

Bear's Paw Lodge
Apex Realty Group
Jim's Anchorage
Ansley RV

Making A Lifestyle Investment By Matt Price, Executive Director September 29 We all aspire to someday make the investment into our own ideal lifestyle. Today’s feature will look at the reasons how and why to pull the trigger on investing in the big-ticket items to realize that dream in the Raystow...

09/28/2020
Samantha York

Who's ready for the better and safer Horrorween Haunted Warehouse at the Bricktown Museum?! Horrorween will run every Friday and Saturday in October starting at 7pm.

All proceeds benefit the Bricktown Museum.

With nearly 1,300 guests last year, the Horrorween Haunted Warehouse in Mount Union, Pennsylvania is making some adjustments to its attraction in order to keep it safe while also keeping it running.

READ MORE: https://wjactv.com/news/local/horrorween-haunted-warehouse-prepares-to-open-with-pandemic-safety-measures-in-place

Spend this beautiful day shopping stylish boutiques, quaint shops, nostalgic antique collections and cute cafes in Histo...
09/26/2020

Spend this beautiful day shopping stylish boutiques, quaint shops, nostalgic antique collections and cute cafes in Historic Downtown Huntingdon πŸ‚

πŸ› Kiki’s Boutique
πŸ› Twice Upon A Time
πŸ› B. Fisher Creations
πŸ› Station General Store LLC
πŸ› Mr G's Lasting Memories
πŸ› Sweethearts Confectionery
πŸ› Cloudminders
πŸ› Weaver The Florist
πŸ› Stitches & Stuff
πŸ› Love it

FISH ON! Angry Musky Outfitters
09/25/2020

FISH ON! Angry Musky Outfitters

Nice musky too! An angry one 😏

Third on the list? U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Raystown LakeπŸ‚πŸ Colors of the season are quickly becoming visible on th...
09/25/2020
Plan your fall foliage outings now

Third on the list? U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Raystown Lake
πŸ‚πŸ Colors of the season are quickly becoming visible on the mountainsides!

"Raystown Lake is the largest lake entirely in Pennsylvania. It’s 30 miles long and offers the opportunity for both hiking and water adventures. The Allegrippis Trails are popular with mountain bike enthusiasts. The lake offers camping spots and cabins for rent, with many options still available for fall."

The best places to see fall foliage near Pittsburgh. A guide to six spots where you can take a hike and see the colors of fall.

Interesting Pennsylvania and Beyond
09/25/2020

Interesting Pennsylvania and Beyond

New life sprouts from an old tree stump on the edge of Raystown Lake

The forecast is calling for 70's and sunshine all weekend in the Raystown Lake Region! If you're looking for beautiful, ...
09/24/2020

The forecast is calling for 70's and sunshine all weekend in the Raystown Lake Region! If you're looking for beautiful, clean, primitive camping for a reasonable fee away from crowds, pitch your tent at Warrior Ridge Campground located right behind Lincoln Caverns, Inc.

Touring the caves is a wonderful experience itself! Call (814) 643-0268 or reserve now online! https://lincolncaverns.com/about-the-caverns/warrior-ridge-campground/

Raystown Reflections Gift Shoppe
09/24/2020

Raystown Reflections Gift Shoppe

3 months from today will be Christmas Eve! No pressure, but ALL of our toys are 20% off. And we've got quite the loot of fun stuff.

We also have some sweet Raystown and Allegrippis gear. Get in here!

Open Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 10am-2pm.

Wing night Wednesday at The Village Tavern from 4-8pm! We love the cozy, accommodating atmosphere and delicious food. Tr...
09/23/2020

Wing night Wednesday at The Village Tavern from 4-8pm! We love the cozy, accommodating atmosphere and delicious food. Try their signature Smith & Wesson wings with an ice cold Blue Moon πŸ˜‹

The cancellation of events and constant change to our lives is like a never-ending roller coaster ride this year. You kn...
09/22/2020
Plan your Great Raystown Tailgate

The cancellation of events and constant change to our lives is like a never-ending roller coaster ride this year. You know what you can do? Make your own tailgate experience with family and friends! With or without live events, there's no shortage of fun to be had in the Raystown Lake Region this Fall. Choose from our wide variety of lodging accommodations, order takeout or even have your party catered to, stock up on your favorite drinks, enjoy the great outdoors or explore museums museums and trails..

Grab your family and friends and make an experience out of the #GreatRaystownTailgate today!

#TheresSpaceForYouHere

https://raystown.org/blog/tailgate

With open air, thrills and fare, who needs a live game?

Yellow the bracken, golden the sheaves. Rosy the apples, crimson the leaves. Mist on the hillside, clouds grey and white...
09/22/2020

Yellow the bracken, golden the sheaves. Rosy the apples, crimson the leaves. Mist on the hillside, clouds grey and white. Autumn, good morning! Summer, goodnight. 🌾

By: Florence Hoatson

Happy Autumn Equinox from the Hillside Nature Path at the Raystown Lake Visitors Center πŸ‚

#raystownlake #fallvibes #hikersofinstagram

Fall weekend opening‼️
09/21/2020

Fall weekend opening‼️

NEWS FLASH! We just had a opening at Sandys Lake Chateau for this weekend(Sept 24-27th)! Call us to make this adorable house yours for the weekend.
(888) 232-5253)

So it begins πŸ‚Ledges Trail, Trough Creek State ParkπŸ“Έ Lucas Weller
09/19/2020

So it begins πŸ‚

Ledges Trail, Trough Creek State Park

πŸ“Έ Lucas Weller

Juniata Brewing Company Lupine Lager paired with a Huntingdon Farmers' Market bouquet πŸ»πŸ’
09/17/2020

Juniata Brewing Company Lupine Lager paired with a Huntingdon Farmers' Market bouquet πŸ»πŸ’

The sauna that's in this Scandinavian style Stabbur cabin would be amazing on this chilly morning πŸ’­πŸ˜
09/16/2020

The sauna that's in this Scandinavian style Stabbur cabin would be amazing on this chilly morning πŸ’­πŸ˜

Escape to the Stabbur cabin at the @innatsolvang in the @raystownlakeregion
#visitpa
#cabinlove
#scandinavianstyle

Raystown Lake / Saxton KOA, formerly known as "Four Seasons Camping Resort," is tucked in the woods of Little Valley, ne...
09/15/2020

Raystown Lake / Saxton KOA, formerly known as "Four Seasons Camping Resort," is tucked in the woods of Little Valley, near Raystown Lake and Trough Creek State Park. They offer RV camping, tent camping, cabin rentals and permanent sites πŸ‚

Start planning for your fall camping adventures now. Book here: https://koa.com/campgrounds/saxton/

Current FAQ's for Raystown Lake:πŸ“ The Exhibition Area in the Raystown Lake Visitors Center remains closed to the public,...
09/14/2020

Current FAQ's for Raystown Lake:

πŸ“ The Exhibition Area in the Raystown Lake Visitors Center remains closed to the public, as well as the Ranger's office and Seven Points Marina. Call us (814) 658-0060 and we can connect you with someone at these offices.
πŸ“ Both Seven Points and Tatman Run beaches are now closed to the public. You can swim anywhere else on the lake!
πŸ“ America the Beautiful passes can not be bought at the Ranger's Office for the time being. Go to www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes to purchase one online.
πŸ“ Restaurants in the Seven Points Recreation Area are closed for the season. Check out raystown.org/dining for great recommendations throughout the region!
πŸ“ Nancy's Campground (Boat to Shore) is ONLY accessible by boat.
πŸ“ All walking/hiking/biking trails and overlooks remain open along with the Visitor Center and gift shop which has new hours: Raystown Reflections Gift Shoppe
πŸ“ Seven Points Campgrounds are open until October 26th. There is no longer a first come, first-served period. All campsites must be reserved ahead of time on recreation.gov.

ReKlaimed Vines Tasting Room Huntingdon and Rebelz Mobile Cuisine are teaming up to serve an amazing brunch this morning...
09/13/2020

ReKlaimed Vines Tasting Room Huntingdon and Rebelz Mobile Cuisine are teaming up to serve an amazing brunch this morning!

Incase you missed it, here is another chance to have Brunch at ReKlaimed Vines.
We are trying something new Sunday, September 20th. Rebelz Mobile Cuisine will be serving up brunch from 11-2. They are serving sausage gravy over fries and breakfast subs. We are going to be opening at 11 as well, selling Caramel Apple Mimosas,and Bloody Mary's made with Charlotte's Hot Ass. Come try something new!

Address

6993 Seven Points Road
Hesston, PA
16647

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The Raystown Lake Region is promoted by the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau, and is located in South-Central Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains.

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1. Does anyone know if there are any small playgrounds at raystown lake? 2. What are the rules for taking children under 5 fishing at raystown?
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Can anyone tell me if the picnic area and restrooms are open at Seven Points beach/marina area. Thanks!
Looking for something to do around Raystown Lake this weekend? Friday night LIVE MUSIC at Stonetown Cafe and Gallery in Huntingdon! Make your dinner reservations today! Music 6-8! https://fb.me/e/3mmjSpGgu
Labor Day Aitch Boat Launch. By Becca Fisher
Who did this at meadows camp site 84?
Looking for a quiet, pet friendly, rental for August 22-29 - any suggestions out there? Thanks.
Is the beach area still closed ?
Where is the best places to go to try to catch the sunset? Especially overlooking the lake? Would like to catch some phots sometime. Newer to the area! Thank you in advance!
We are bringing our youth group boating in a few weeks. We have rented a pontoon from 7 Points Marina. Are there places along the lake where we will be able to stop to picnic or purchase food, use the restroom, take a break, etc.?
QUESTION..... Are there any cabin rentals near the lake that also have hot tubs....? Thanks