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/
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.Read More