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Raystown Lake

Raystown Lake

Raystown Lake is a reservoir and the largest lake entirely in Pennsylvania. Located in Huntingdon County, just north of River Mountain, the region offers hiking trails, mountain biking, fishing, boat rentals, and swim access.

Balanced Rock + Rainbow Falls

Balanced Rock and Rainbow Falls is a photo-worthy stop. It includes a short, beginner hike featuring gorgeous views, waterfalls, and a suspension bridge! It is a .5 mile hike to Balanced Rock and passes along Rainbow Falls along the way. The out and back trail starts at Trough Creek Drive. It passes over Great Trough Creek via a suspension bridge then past beautiful Rainbow Falls. The trail ascends a flight of CCC-built stone steps overlooking Abbot Run and ends at the geologic wonder, Balanced Rock.
More Info: https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/TroughCreekStatePark/Pages/default.aspx

Mountain Biking the Allegrippis Trails

36 miles of single track trails - Designed by mountain bikers and built by the International Mountain Bicycling Association, the Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake is a premier single-track mountain biking trail system located in the Eastern United States.
More Info: https://sites.google.com/site/allegrippistrailsv2/map

Arnold’s Marine Canoe, Kayak + SUP Rentals

No experience needed! Rentals include everything you need for a safe canoe & kayaking experience. Properly fitting personal flotation devices, paddle/oars & required safety whistle. For an extra fee, they deliver to and from the Shy Beaver Boat Launch; 2 miles north.
More Info: http://www.arnoldsmarine.com/

Deep Rooted Co. Foraged and Floral Workshops

By Meghan | April 13, 2021

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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Shopping + Downtown Bedford

By Meghan | March 29, 2021

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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Restaurants in Downtown Bedford

By Meghan | March 29, 2021

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

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Canoe + Kayaking

By Meghan | March 29, 2021

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

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Fly Fishing

By Meghan | March 29, 2021

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

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Mountain Biking

By Meghan | March 29, 2021

Explore the IMBA single-track mountain biking of the Allegrippis Trails – a mountain biker’s dream weekend getaway at River Mountain.

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Covered Bridge Tour

By Meghan | March 29, 2021

Explore the covered bridges of Bedford County, Pennsylvania on this scenic driving tour just miles from River Mountain glamping cabins.

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Maryland Tap + Pour Tour

By Meghan | March 29, 2021

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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Breweries + Wineries

By Meghan | March 28, 2021

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

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Fallingwater

By Meghan | March 28, 2021

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

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