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Raystown Lake

6145 Seven Points Road, PA 16647
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Cloudy day for sightseeing

I was with a group of seniors for a luncheon cruise on the lake and to see the leaves changing... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Ruth H
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
We'll Be Back!

We booked a short getaway at a cottage near the lake last weekend. We were astonished that this... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Prudy S
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was with a group of seniors for a luncheon cruise on the lake and to see the leaves changing colors. It was raining and cloudy. The leaves had not changed and were still very green. I think the boat was The Proud Mary; we...More

1  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We booked a short getaway at a cottage near the lake last weekend. We were astonished that this beautiful lake and well-developed resort area was this close to home. We are native Pennsylvanians and we had never been there. We expected a dinky little lake,...More

Thank Prudy S
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have been visiting Raystown Lake for over 30 years and is a late summer/early fall family tradition of ours, which has now expanded from our immediate family to extended family and friends visiting together. First, it should be known that there are two main...More

5  Thank Carynbw
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Gorgeous lake surrounded by beautiful hills of PA! The Lake and Marina offer anything you want to do on the water. Boating, fishing, house boats, camping, trails, and swimming. Trough Creek state park is right on the lakes boarders, and that has plenty of hiking...More

Thank Anita W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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...More

Thank Gregory M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 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...More

Thank dkwfin
Reviewed 2 August 2016

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...More

Thank RoadTripper29C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

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...More

Thank Stephen U
Reviewed 24 July 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!!

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 24 July 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...More

Thank Jacob M
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What is the closest airport? We are coming from Florida in June. Thanks.
25 December 2016|
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Response from RoadTripper29C | Reviewed this property |
Baltimore is just over a two hour drive and Pittsburgh is about 2 1/2-3 hours. In my experience flights in and out of Baltimore are usually less expensive.. but the area isn't the greatest. The last time I flew out of... More
Shannon Z
I am a landscape photographer and love astrophotography. Where are the best areas to photograph the sky over the lake at night? Many thanks!
31 July 2016|
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Which is the best swimming area and can you swim on other parts of the lake?
28 July 2016|
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Response from Michael Q | Reviewed this property |
You can swim anywhere in the lake , the water is clean. There is also a beach area near seven points marina which is great for little kids. No life guards.