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

Rhonda’s Grapevine: Surprise Your Partner with a Deer Creek Winery Getaway

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – Imagine the look on your sweetheart’s face when showing up for a surprise Deer Creek Winery getaway. (more…)..

Weekend Snow Storm Could Bring a Foot or More of Snow to Venango County, Surrounding Areas

COOKSBURG, Pa. (EYT) - Those with an eye to the sky say the coming weekend could bring a signif..

Clarion River Named 2019 Pennsylvania River of the Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Wild and Scenic River that draws legions of anglers, paddlers and other out..

Registration Open for Annual Cook Forest Half Marathon, 5K

COOKSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Registration is now open for the 34th Annual Cook Forest Half Marathon..


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