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07-10-23 All day
Walk with a Doc - Cook Forest State Park. Join Dr. Michelle Warnckle on 2 easy, connected loop trails in Cook Forest, the Black Bear Trail and the accessible Paved Sensory Trail. The Black Bear Trail is a flat trail with a dirt surface and some roots, the Paved Sensory Trail is an asphalt surface with benches and a guide wire.
Easy 1 hour, 1.3 mile walk on a gravel trail, one accessible trail, one is not, no bathrooms on the trail.
Saturday, October 7 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Parking lot at the beginning of the Paved Sensory Trail 41.353420, -79.217099. From the road to the Sawmill Center for the Arts in Cook Forest turn left at the sign for the Paved Sensory Trail, proceed up the hill past the water tower and find the trail head 1/4 mile further up the hill. We'll start with a hike on the nearly flat 1.1 mile Black Bear Trail, then finish with an even easier 0.2 mile loop on the Paved Sensory Trail.
13-10-23 All day
Please bring your binoculars and meet at the Fire Tower Parking Lot for an historical interpretive tour of the Fire Tower and Seneca Point. Learn about local logging history, observe Indian sign, and take a breathtaking view from the top of the Fire Tower.
Friday, October 13 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Cook Forest State Park
100 RT 36, Cooksburg, PA 16217-0120
21-10-23 All day
Join local photographer Kevin Kaltenbaugh as he explains some of the basics of woodland photography. We'll start with a short session in the Park Office conference room, then head out on the trails to learn firsthand how to take successful pictures in the shaded environment of Cook Forest State Park. Program is free, but registration is required by calling the Park Office at (814) 744-8407; 12 person limit. Park Office Conference Room
Saturday, October 21 at 9:00am to 12:00pm