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Address: PA
Activities: Fishing

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great recreation and lake.

this lake offers lifeguard protected beaches to swim with snack bars, shower and changing rooms, picnic areas with grills, alot of hiking trails boat rentals from pontoon, to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
captainwolfe
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Dudley.Pa.
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Dudley.Pa.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

this lake offers lifeguard protected beaches to swim with snack bars, shower and changing rooms, picnic areas with grills, alot of hiking trails boat rentals from pontoon, to fishing boats to house boats, fish guide service unlimited hp for privetly owned boats you can swim anywhere in the lake they also offer dinner cruises camping the lake is over 30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Took a chartered striper trip on this beautiful lake with Denny Clapper. He is a great guide with tons of knowledge of the lake and fish locations. Been on two trips and Im already scheduling my third. Denny is highly recommended for anyone looking to catch Stripers. October was a beautiful time to be on the lake while the leaves... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Just returned from a nice quiet fall getaway at Raystown Lake. This was our first visit and really enjoyed the quick trip. We really wanted to stay longer because there was a lot to see and enjoy even out of season. We're planning on returning in the summer to enjoy more of the area. Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking and... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you have a trailerable boat or jetskis to pull, Raystown is a nice getaway. The lake is about 25 miles long and has lots of nooks and crannies. It is even better if you have friends with a cabin to stay at or if you like to camp. Not far from Harisburg

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State College, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Beautiful scenery with nice beach area and well maintained buildings. Great walk trail with cushioned recycled rubber natural wood looking path. Very relaxing. A real treasure.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is one of the best places to stay. The staff and the activity people are the friendliest people at any place I ever stayed. My daughter can not wait to go back, the have plenty of things for children and adults to do. There water park is nice and clean. I would recommend this location to everyone. My family... More 

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Dallas, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is our 2nd season vacationing at Raystown Lake. We have a fully equipped cabin cruiser and love exploring the beauty of this place. This lake is huge!! like a mini- thousand islands! no matter how crowded it gets, there is always a quiet cove to be found for privacy. we usually anchor down in the no-wake zones and enjoy... More 

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Friendsville, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

To the people who are disrespecting Susquehannock Campground on this site, you were probably partying and deserved it. I stay there and it is BEAUTIFUL and THANK GOD THE RANGERS ARE ON TOP OF THINGS. Thank you rangers. No showers but very peaceful. AS FOR THE REST of the lake it's great but I think it's getting way too crowded... More 

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Philadelphia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Family of 5, no experience at all, first time rental on a boat with a slide, fantastic. We went directly to a quiet cove and docked to the shoreline for three days straight. Sliding, swimming, jumping, fishing for sunnies, and hiking made for a great trip. The "no wake" areas are the best spots to dock and made for a... More 

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USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

recently rented a houseboat on raystown lake having never rented one and being unfamiliar with the area we were not sure what to expect. we were pleasantly surprised. the lake is very large and has lots of different kinds of entertainment from ski/jetski/all size and shapes of boats, to kayaks and water boards. not to mention camp grounds with trails... More 

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