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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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Breweries + Wineries

Discover our favorite local breweries and wineries, including Olde Bedford Brewing Company.

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Shopping + Downtown Bedford

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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Adventure

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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 + Kayaking

Get out on the water with kayak and canoe rentals at these gorgeous mountain lakes near 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.

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.

Horseback riding near River Mountain cabin rentals Pennsylvania

Horseback Riding

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

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Mountain Biking

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

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“Nearby” Restaurants

Check out our favorite restaurants in Bedford, PA (about 22 miles away) and Cumberland, MD (about 20 miles away). Quick heads up, currently none offer delivery to River Mountain since we are a remote getaway.

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Breweries + Wineries

Discover our favorite local breweries and wineries, including Olde Bedford Brewing Company.

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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.

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Golf vacation at River Mountain near DC, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

Golf

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

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Horseback riding near River Mountain cabin rentals Pennsylvania

Horseback Riding

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

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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.

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Shawnee State Park near River Mountain in Bedford, PA

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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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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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.

Read More...
biek the c&o canal trail lodging

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.

Read More...
forest bathing at river mountain glamping getaway

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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