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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Check out the newest Hominy Ridge cabin. Courtesy of Paula Croyle Pluta. (more…)..

Cook Forest Photo of the Day

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Cook Forest Photo of the Day

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