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Address: Cooksburg, PA
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Trees that are over a century old along well marked trails. It was a stunning hike, one that we were both thankful we did.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
steveash2n
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Paris, Canada
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Paris, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trees that are over a century old along well marked trails. It was a stunning hike, one that we were both thankful we did.

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Cook Forest is a perfect place to relax. I enjoy it year round! Hiking and canoeing in the summer. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter! Get out in nature and clear your head!

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Thank Trip M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We stayed at the Gateway Lodge and went hiking in the Cook Forest State Park. It was still a bit chilly from being near the end of winter but still a great place to hike with nice trails full of old trees and streams.

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Thank Kelly K
Brookville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Cook Forest is the best place to go to recharge.I love hiking htru the woods, or paddling down the river.Its great foe a picnic too. You are surrounded by nature.

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Thank dezrtmist
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My husband and I went for our honeymoon. It was quiet and peaceful and just what we needed to get away for awhile, and unplug from technology.

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Thank Denise H
Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Cook forest is a really enjoyable place to visit, the dense forest can take away the sunlight and make you slow down to appreciate the forest. Cell service is sketchy here, which is a benefit as it helps you to enjoy the surroundings. Lots of hiking, camping, and river activities to be found.

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Thank Jonathan K
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

If you love, or even just kinda like the outdoors, this is the place for you. Hunt, fish, hike, canoe, or just leaf peep! Lots of summer activities for the children such as go karts, horse back riding and bumper boats. If you have a couple days, take the just over 2 hr drive straight out rt.28! You won't be... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Cook Forest is a wild and beautiful setting. I recommend that you stop at the Visitor Center for maps of the trails before you begin hiking. There is no clear signage directing you to the Visitor Center. It's easy to drive right past it. If you are driving north to Cook Forest on 36, as soon as you cross the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Enjoyed the hike up through the old growth forest. Everything covered in moss and green ferns. Amazing to see that a storm in August of 1956 blew down 60% of the large trees. Thanks to the individuals who thought to preserve this ares.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Just stop and get out of the car for a while. These woods are beautiful to simply walk through, bike through, geocache through etc. take the time you will not be disappointed.

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