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​Boating in Rothrock State Forest

Boating opportunities abound in the area. From running your jon-boat on Whipples or Greenwood Lakes, to cruising in your cabin cruiser on Raystown Lake.

Raystown Lake is an 8,300-acre flood control reservoir operated by the Corps of Engineers. It provides flood control, fisheries enhancement, water quality, and recreational opportunities. ​​Nestled between the ridges of Huntingdon County, adjacent to the southern portion of Rothrock State Forest, the visitor to this 29,300-acre Federal facility can participate in hiking, fishing, camping, recreational boating, hunting, picnicking, and many other outdoor activities.