Camping Review: Seven Points Camping & Marina

Camping, fishing, hiking, kayaking and boating all in one place.

Seven Points Camping and Marina is our go to spot for those last minute spontaneous camping weekends. It’s located in the beautiful Raystown Lake region. We have spent many weekends enjoying the activities available. Run and maintained by the US Army Corp of Engineers, Seven Points has become a getaway for locals seeking to escape for a weekend as well as those from out of state seeking a family vacation.

Raystown Lake is a reservoir in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. It is the largest lake that is entirely within Pennsylvania. The original lake was built by the Simpson family of Huntingdon as a hydroelectric project. The lake stretches 27.96 miles.

Seven Points offers a host of recreation opportunities all within 10-15 minutes walking distance from your campsite!   

  • Swimming beach
  • Boat Launch
  • Picnic Areas & Shelters
  • Playgrounds
  • Hiking & biking trails
  • Visitor Center
  • Amphitheater programming
  • Centralized dump station
  • A full service Marina offering:
  • Boat storage
  • Gas & Supplies
  • Boat Rentals
  • Lake Cruises
  • Clem’s BBQ Restaurant
  • Bike & Kayak Rentals

Listed as one of the top 100 Family Campgrounds in the United States by The Recreation Agency, Seven Points offers 261 campsites divided over six camp loops. To learn more about the unique features of each loop visit the links below.


Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.38306, -78.07833
40°22’59″N, 78°4’42″W

From the Turnpike, travel US 30 to PA 26. PA 26 to Saxton. Continue north on PA 26 for 17.5 miles to the turn-off for Hesston and Seven Points. Then 4 miles to the entrance station. If you are traveling from the north, from I-80, or PA 22, follow PA 26 south or PA 22 to PA 26 south. At Huntingdon, follow PA 26 south 6 miles to the turn-off for Hesston and Seven Points Recreation Area. Then 4 miles to the Seven Points entrance station.

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