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Address: Cooksburg, PA
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Relaxing getaway short drive from Pittsburgh

Always enjoy coming up to the Forest. There are so many great shops. The mountain merchantile and Tall Oaks to name a few. If you get the chance, a must stop is The Gateway... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Always enjoy coming up to the Forest. There are so many great shops. The mountain merchantile and Tall Oaks to name a few. If you get the chance, a must stop is The Gateway Lodge. The food is simply to die for. Farm to Fork

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you're bored at cooks forest, it is your own fault. Outdoor activities galore l, waters ports, camping, fishing, food, festivals, parks and so much more. Great place for a getaway l, any time of year.

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

What a beautiful, majestic forest - peaceful, great trails, well marked trail heads, modest amenities. A really wonderful place to spend an afternoon hiking. There is a real sense of history and bonding with the past while walking by trees that have been standing for hundreds of years. Go see it!

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Leeper, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Not only is the area filled with history (oldest trees in PA), but you can find just about ANYTHING you want to do. Walk trails, canoe, go-carts, horse riding, camping, shopping, anything you can think of. While you're visiting the area, go to a play at the "SAWMILL THEATER", you can't go wrong. So many sights to see, (Seneca Point/Fire... More 

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Clarion, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Every part of the year is wonderful in Cook's Forest. Boating, canoeing, tubing, picnicking, hiking, climbing the rocks, taking pictures of the beautiful scenery. If you go at a busy time, the only drawbacks are finding an empty picnic table, or waiting in line for a canoe.

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clarion
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Loved this beautiful place. We went tubing down the river here many times. You can rent tubes at a place called the Pale Whale. Very affordable and fun. The Forest itself is beautiful!

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Ford City, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Excellent Service & Affordable Lodging,Camp Sites,etc. If you are seeking a quite escape,from the High Priced,Fast Paced,"Hurry Up & Wait" type of package vacations,that have become synonymous with Traveling Vacations for the family... This region of PA, is a tremendously affordable means for families, to get away from the World, Literally... Many portions of the A.N.F. are "Off The Grid";... More 

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Levittown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Big, beautiful woods. Area is a little bit of everything to do. Plenty of water fun, horse back riding etc.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Cook's Forest is a wonderful state park. Very nice trails and facilitiesIt is one of our favorite places to visit when we travel near Clarion, PA.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is just a great place to visit and stay. Love the forest and all the amenities. Cook Riverside Cabins have it all with their Cafe, Gift Shop and canoe, kayak, tube rentals.

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Address: Cooksburg, PA
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Cooksburg
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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