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 Belted Kingfisher sat still long enough for a quick photo! You never know what birds you will see in the forest. Courtesy of Pale Whale Canoe Fleet...

Cook Forest Photo of the Day

Clarion River late Saturday morning near the canoe launch. Courtesy of Cabins at Cook Forest...

Cook Forest Photo of the Day

A Ring-billed Gull stopped by the river this week. Courtesy of Pale Whale Canoe Fleet...

Cook Forest Photo of the Day

Courtesy of PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau...

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