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Fly Fishing

River Mountain is the perfect home-base for a fly fishing trip. Explore nearby Yellow Creek and Little Juniata River.

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Mountain Biking

Ride the IMBA single-track mountain biking of the Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake.

Hike Pennsylvania Mid-State Trail lodging and shuttle

Hiking

The Mid-State Trail is Pennsylvania’s Trail of the Year and is right out our backdoor in Buchanan State Forest.

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Bike the C+O Canal Trail

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath (C+O Canal and GAP Trail) is a paved bike trail from DC to Pittsburgh.

Mountain Journal

How to Build a Campfire with Paul

We’ll always be around at River Mountain to help build you a campfire, but what happens when you’re not on-site? Take some advice from Paul and learn to build a campfire with this step by step tutorial.

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8 Ways to Romanticize Winter

Forget the gray, bland, cold parts of the season and try one of these 8 ways to make winter a bit more romantic this Valentine’s Day.

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Fallingwater accommodations River Mountain glamping cabins and getaway

Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1935 Fallingwater is located a short drive from River Mountain and worth visiting.

Flight 93 National Memorial near River Mountain cabins

Flight 93 National Memorial

The Flight 93 National Memorial commemorates the crash of United Airlines Flight 93, which was one of four aircraft hijacked in the September 11 attacks. The Flight 93 National Memorial is located about 45 minutes northwest of River Mountain.

Hike Pennsylvania Mid-State Trail lodging and shuttle

Hiking

The Mid-State Trail is Pennsylvania’s Trail of the Year and is right out our backdoor in Buchanan State Forest.

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Bedford, PA and Cumberland, MD
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Bedford, PA

10/09 Kitchen

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Cumberland, MD

1812 Brewery

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, MD - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Bedford, PA

Bedford Shuttle Service

Take a ride to historic, downtown Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain. This quaint downtown features boutique shops, restaurants, and Olde Bedford Brewing Company.
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Bedford, PA

Bella Terra Vineyards

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Bike the C+O Canal Trail

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath (C+O Canal and GAP Trail) is a paved bike trail from DC to Pittsburgh.
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Canoe and kayak Maryland and Pennsylvania Rocky Gap River Mountain
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Canoe + Kayaking

Get out on the water with kayak and canoe rentals at these gorgeous mountain lakes near River Mountain.
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Cumberland, MD

Charis Winery & Distillery

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, MD - about 30 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Covered Bridge Tour

Explore the covered bridges of Bedford County, Pennsylvania on this scenic driving tour just miles from River Mountain glamping cabins.
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Deep Rooted Floral Workshops
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Deep Rooted Co. Foraged and Floral Workshops

Deep Rooted Co. specializes in stunning organic floral and plant arrangements. Her workshops at River Mountain are a modern, organic way to get creative with friends.
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Cumberland, MD

Dig Deep Brewery

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Bedford, PA

Downtown Bedford + Shopping

Take a ride to historic, downtown Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain. This quaint downtown features boutique shops, restaurants, and Olde Bedford Brewing Company.
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Cumberland, MD

Downtown Cumberland + Shopping

Take a ride to historic, downtown Cumberland, MD - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain. This quaint downtown features boutique shops, restaurants, and the Allegany County Visitor Center.
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Fallingwater accommodations River Mountain glamping cabins and getaway
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Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright's 1935 Fallingwater is located a short drive from River Mountain and worth visiting.
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Flight 93 National Memorial near River Mountain cabins
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Flight 93 National Memorial

The Flight 93 National Memorial commemorates the crash of United Airlines Flight 93, which was one of four aircraft hijacked in the September 11 attacks. The Flight 93 National Memorial is located about 45 minutes northwest of River Mountain.
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Fly Fishing

River Mountain is the perfect home-base for a fly fishing trip. Explore nearby Yellow Creek and Little Juniata River.
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Forest Bathing

Turn off your devices to give yourself the best chance of relaxing, being mindful and enjoying a sensory forest-based experience.
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Bedford, PA

Golden Eagle

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Golf vacation at River Mountain near DC, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
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Golf

River Mountain is centrally located near picturesque and even world-class golf courses in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
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Hawk Watch

Located at 2850 feet above sea level, the Allegheny Front Hawk Watch is the highest birder hawk watch in Pennsylvania. The Allegheny Front offers a stunning panorama for bird watching, with visibility up to 20 miles on clear days. The Allegheny Front is renowned for its Golden Eagles.
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Hike Pennsylvania Mid-State Trail lodging and shuttle
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Hiking

The Mid-State Trail is Pennsylvania's Trail of the Year and is right out our backdoor in Buchanan State Forest.
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Bedford, PA

Horn O Plenty

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Horseback Riding

Saddle up, slow down, and experience a trailride in the picturesque mountains and countryside of Bedford County.
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Bedford, PA

Jean Bonnett Tavern

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Cumberland, MD

Locust Post Brewery

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Maryland Tap + Pour Tour

Mountain Maryland’s Tap and Pour Tour was recently named "Best Beer/Wine/Spirits Trail" by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine's 2021 'Best Of' awards.
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Cumberland, MD

Mezzos

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Mountain Biking

Ride the IMBA single-track mountain biking of the Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake.
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Next Door
Bedford, PA

Next Door

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Bedford, PA

Olde Bedford Brewing Company

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Bedford, PA - about 25 minutes north of River Mountain.
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Cumberland, MD

Puccini Restaurant

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Raystown Lake

Raystown Lake is the largest lake entirely in Pennsylvania and a popular summer spot for explorers and day-trippers. The lake region offers mountain biking, boat rentals, and swim access.
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Cumberland, MD

Redbud Bulk Foods and Deli

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Cumberland, MD

Ristorante Ottaviani

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Rocky Gap State Park

Rocky Gap State Park is located just over the Pennsylvania border in Maryland, about 20 minutes from River Mountain. The park offers hiking trails, a crystal clear lake with boat rentals, and epic mountain views.
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Cumberland, MD

Route 40 Brewing and Distilling Company

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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Shawnee State Park near River Mountain in Bedford, PA
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Shawnee State Park

Shawnee State Park is located just west of Bedford, about 25 minutes from River Mountain. Shawnee Park offers hiking trails, a lake with boat rentals, and bike lanes through the park.
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Cumberland, MD

Toasted Goat Winery

Check out some of our favorite restaurants in nearby Cumberland, PA - about 30 minutes south of River Mountain.
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