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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Cook Forest Photo of the Day

This week has been hot; perfect for the water! Courtesy of Pale Whale Canoe Fleet...

Cook Forest Photo of the Day

Photo of the swinging bridge. Courtesy of Jennifer Tobin...

Cook Forest Photo of the Day

Forest Cathedral. Courtesy of Shannon O'Dell Albert...

Cook Forest Photo of the Day

Abby caught this Catfish that is over 11 inches and 30 pounds. Courtesy of MacBeth's Cabins...


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