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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Endless Mountains Adventure Race Finishes at Tippin Gymnasium; Podium Finishers Announced

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – The Endless Mountains Adventure Race finished early Sunday morning at Clarion University's Tippin Gymnasium. (more…)..

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Taken at Seneca Point last week. Courtesy of Donny Jones. (more…)..

Pennsylvania Great Outdoors: Quirks, Oddities, And Unusual Attractions

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. – You won’t find schools closing for the first day of buck season in..

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A morning walk through Cook Forest. Courtesy of Kevin Kaltenbaugh. (more…)..


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