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Project Manager: Nick Krupa
Phone: 814-658-3405

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Raystown Lake
6145 Seven Points Road
Hesston, PA 16647


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Sept. 14, 2018: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces the opening of the following access roads to accommodate various upcoming hunting seasons. Click here for more info.

All Interested Parties: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District (USACE-Baltimore) is in the process of updating the Master Plan for the Raystown Lake Project, a USACE facility located on the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River, in Huntingdon and Bedford Counties, Pennsylvania. USACE is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, to assess the impact of the Master plan Revision to the human environment. The draft EA is expected to be publicly released in Fall 2019. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the initiation of the preparation of an EA for the Raystown Lake Project Master Plan. We request that federal and state agencies provide information concerning interests within your organization’s area of responsibility or expertise, and the public provide information that may be pertinent to this assessment, to an address listed below within 30 days from the date of this notice.

Click here to access the full Study Initiation Notice. 

Raystown Lake is the largest lake located entirely in Pennsylvania and offers 8,300 surface acres of clear water surrounded by 21,000 acres of forested mountain slopes.  Raystown is a multi-purpose lake constructed and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood damage reduction, recreation and natural resource opportunities, and hydropower.

Visitors come to Raystown to enjoy panoramic views of undeveloped land and waters, access to excellent public recreation facilities, and fishing and hunting opportunities.  From camping and boating, to hiking and mountainbiking, to Striped Bass fishing and Whitetail Deer hunting, and everything inbetween - Raystown offers something for everyone.

Explore us online or in person and discover what Raystown has for you!

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