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Raystown Lake

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Address: 6145 Seven Points Road, PA 16647
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Raystown is by far my favorite lake in pa. The lake is so large it would take you days to explore it all and experience all there is to do and see from tubing, skiing, cliff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gregory M
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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania

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Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Raystown is by far my favorite lake in pa. The lake is so large it would take you days to explore it all and experience all there is to do and see from tubing, skiing, cliff diving, swimming or fishing and thats just on the water. Then you have the all the alligippis trails and amazing views.

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Claymont, Delaware
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Raystown Lake is 30 miles long with 130 miles of shoreline. This is a Army Corps of Engineers flood project. It offers boating, fishing, hiking, camping, Mountain Biking, and a 4 mile rubber jogging path. Seven Points is the main entrance to the area where you'll find camping that accommodates all size RV's, tent camping, a public boat launch, hiking,... More 

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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful lake surrounded by gorgeous scenery! Come to the lake for family trips, boating, camping, hiking & biking trails, swimming, fishing, and so much more. The local marina holds nature classes, concerts and much more every weekend. Local campgrounds accommodate all from tents to campers at very reasonable prices. We are a semi local family who spends many weekends on... More 

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Rotonda West, Florida
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Splendor, majestic, pristine waters, surrounded by lush foliage. Rocky cliffs over looking the clear and clear water of this man made lake started in 1905. So much to do I will leave it to you, but if you like lake this is a mush. Take a dinner cruse, rent a boat for the day, walk the trails, enjoy a picnic,... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Take the boat cruise... a great way to see the entire lake and learn how it was formed and its real purpose in flood control as well as recreation. Kudos to the Army Corps of Engineers!!

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Thank Charles S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Ridge loop campground which was closest to the Allegripis trails. Nice clean camp and bath rooms. Riding was amazing! Awesome well kept trails. Only downside is your a few miles from a store if you need something and no real camp store on premise.

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Thank Jacob M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We rented a house boat through 7 points marina for 5 days. The most peaceful and relaxing vacation. We swam, floated, ate, drank and was merry (our boat was named Merry Margaret). We had a smaller private boat that we brought with us for tubing and fishing. We had the house boat tied up to trees most of the week.... More 

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Port Royal, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We went to Raystown for a day trip with a picnic lunch. Raystown rec area has something for everybody camping, tents or campers , fishing boating hiking swimming You would have to go to there website Raystownlakearea.com To get the info you need such as permits and directions since it is a very large area and lots to do. W... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We came here during 4th of July weekend for a getaway with our dogs. All we wanted to do is be able to go in the water with our dogs. Did not find a good way to do that. Dogs aren't allowed on the two beaches (which are really nice, if you want to hangout with your family its a... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We visited the Raystown Dam and Overlook. Also went fishing with guide Denny Clapper and caught a 12# striper.

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