Find your playground at Raystown Lake

About Us

About Us

We look forward to welcoming you...

during your visit to the Raystown Lake Region of The Alleghenies of Pennsylvania.

Outdoor recreation, culture, history, scenery and education are some of the top draws for folks visiting us here in Huntingdon County, PA.

The 8,300-acre, 30-mile long Raystown Lake was created in the early 1970s and is a popular water destination for fisherman, boaters, kayakers and all water enthusiasts. The Raystown Lake Recreation Area welcomes nearly 2 million visitors per year to the lake and the public land surrounding it for world-class fishing, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, boating, picnics and more in scenery that has been rated as some of the 100 Best Scenic Views in America by's The Camping Club! Raystown Lake is a popular spot for swimming and water skiing for all ages.

Be sure to bring your mountain bikes for the Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake. The Allegrippis Trails are ranked as some of the top single track mountain bike trails in North America by Mens Journal magazine. More than 30 miles of single track trails link up for endless possibilities of riding in The Alleghenies through the forests and shoreline of Raystown Lake on the Allegrippis Trails. The trails are designated as "multi-use" for mountain biking, hiking, bring your camera and enjoy some of the best trails available in North America.

The interesting industrial history of the region, museums, caves, hiking trails, natural outdoor spaces and more await your pleasant journey to the Raystown Lake Region of Pennsylvania.

We welcome groups of any size to visit for corporate meetings, family outings, day trips, reunions, honeymoons and vacations.

Contact the Huntingdon County Visitors Bureau at (888) 729-7869 or online at this link to request a travel guide for the Raystown Lake Region. For general questions, you can contact us online via this link.