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Cook Forest

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Great Time in the Woods

We walked the trails. Sat in the sunshine and listen to nature. Yes there is running water and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Warren, Pennsylvania
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Old growth forest.

Had a great hike. We really enjoyed this very uncommercial area! It is worth the visit. There are... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
North Vernon, Indiana
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“great trails”(5 reviews)
“state park”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked the trails. Sat in the sunshine and listen to nature. Yes there is running water and flushing toilets. Unless you just want to rent a State cabin.

Thank BrenLucy
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great hike. We really enjoyed this very uncommercial area! It is worth the visit. There are not baby places to eat out and places to shop, but we liked it more because of that.

Thank Deannajean58
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a beautiful state park, and the campground is well maintained and off the beaten path, so you only hear the sounds of the forest. For the kids, there are opportunities to bike, canoe, hike, climb the tall fire tower, view wildlife- but there...More

1  Thank Lori E
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Great area, spent a weekend reliving trips here from thirty years ago...strange how it seems nothing has really changed. Just good old fashioned camping and family time. Great trails and plenty of other stuff to keep you busy.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Cooks Forest this weekend and spent hours hiking among the old growth white pine and hemlock- trees 200-350 years old whose tops you can’t see from the trail. Walking through these primeval forests gives one a sense of tranquility and an appreciation...More

Thank gdp9pitt
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My better half went for a walk through the trails of cooks forest as well as seeing the view from the fire tower. It was a wonderful walk through the woods listening to the sounds of nature as well as the beauty

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I would definitely recommend visiting Cook Forest, PA! The scenery is beautiful and there are many cheap places to stay! It is perfect for a romantic getaway, time with family, or a fun friends trip!

1  Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Great for hiking, camping, canoeing. There are events all year round Great place for families. Gateway Lodge great place to stay and also eat

Thank sharynstephenson
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were only in Cook Forest for two days - during off season - and one of them we holed up in our cabin due to weather, but the day we did get out was beautiful! We hiked to the fire tower from the main...More

Thank EM4488
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you, Trip Advisor. The calendar said spring but the snow on the ground told a beautiful but different story. My grandson had some hot chocolate and we did an early morning stroll. Beautiful

Thank clarson2016
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Elizabeth H
6 July 2018|
Response from sharynstephenson | Reviewed this property |
Cook Forest. Cooksburg, PA. Ridge camp. Part of the state forest. Love to camp there. Near To swimming, tubing, csnoeing, horseback riding. Have camped for years there.
Elizabeth H
6 July 2018|
Response from gdp9pitt | Reviewed this property |
You might want to try Macbeth Cabins. They are right aside the Clarion river
24 July 2017|
Response from Trip M | Reviewed this property |
Check out the site. dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/cookforest/