Explore Cook Forest

Your guide to the Cook Forest area.

Cook Forest State Park encompasses 11,536 acres in northwestern Pennsylvania. Bordered by the picturesque Clarion River, the park is most known for virgin white pine, and hemlock timber stands. Classified as a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service, Cook Forest State Park is often referred to as the “Black Forest” of Pennsylvania.

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What's Happening in Cook Forest

Fall Wine Tour and 5 Course Dinner Set for Sunday at Deer Creek Winery

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Bottle your own wine and enjoy a five-course dinner and wine pairing at Deer Creek Winery during their Fall Wine Tour on Sunday, September 19. (more…)..

Bike with Friends Event Set for September 25

COOKSBURG, Pa. - Bring your bicycle and join the Friends of Cook Forest for a guided ride up th..

River Critters Event Set for Saturday

COOKSBURG, Pa. - Please bring your river sneakers, swimsuits, mask and snorkels for a special R..

Tour to the Ancient Trees of Ridge Camp Set for Saturday

COOKSBURG, Pa. - Did you know that ancient trees abound within and around the Ridge Camp campgr..


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