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About Cook Forest Vacation Bureau

Photo taken by Kaltenbaugh Photography

The Cook Forest Vacation Bureau is a member sponsored not-for-profit 501 C3 designated organization. Our mission is to support our member businesses and organizations through promotion of the local natural areas, parks and waterways.

Cook Forest is now a National Natural Landmark and was rated one of America’s top 50 state parks by National Geographic Traveler magazine. It was chosen by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and its Bureau of Parks as one of “Twenty Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks.”

Beautiful and scenic Cook Forest State Park and Clear Creek State Parks offer tourist attractions, lodging facilities (camping, cabins, hotels, motels), restaurants, the arts and more!Just take a look through the photos shared on our Facebook page to see the beauty and peace of the forest!

If you are looking to get away from the hectic and stressful parts of everyday life in the world today, plan a trip to the forest. You won’t regret it! Serene, peaceful, beauty year round with plenty of outdoor activities available to enjoy. These activities include: hiking, biking, swimming, horseback riding, ice skating, sledding, and so much more! We hope to see you soon!

The Cook Forest Vacation Bureau Board of Directors, comprised of elected business persons, is here to serve you. Any comments you have about your vacation in Cook Forest may be directed to the CFVB, PO Box 50, Cooksburg, PA 16217 or e-mail to [email protected]

  • Susie Irwin
  • Tom Battellino
  • Missie McDonald
  • Kim Lucas
  • Matt Kaye
  • Doreen Anderson
  • Lynn Shickler
  • Jules Matthews
  • Brenda Shouey

Cook Forest Vacation Bureau welcome you to Cook Forest and Clear Creek State Parks. We hope you enjoy your stay.

Upcoming Events

Jul
26
Wed
12:30 pm Snorkeling the Clarion @ Cook Forest State Park
Snorkeling the Clarion @ Cook Forest State Park
Jul 26 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Please bring your masks & snorkels to the Park Office to search the river for aquatic insects and fish. This is a great opportunity to see fish and macros up close and personal and undisturbed in their natural habitat. It’s a totally different world down there. Sorry, no children under 12 years old. Minors must[...]
Jul
28
Fri
8:00 pm Cathedral: The Fight to Save th... @ Cook Forest State Park
Cathedral: The Fight to Save th... @ Cook Forest State Park
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An HD short film, produced by Wild Excellence Films, is about the ancient hemlock trees of Cook Forest which are under attack from the hemlock woolly adelgid, a destructive insect that threatens the park’s old growth forest, a National Natural Landmark. The film covers threats to the forest and effort to combat this invasive insect.[...]
Jul
29
Sat
1:00 pm Fire Tower Historical Tour @ Cook Forest State Park
Fire Tower Historical Tour @ Cook Forest State Park
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please bring your binoculars to the Fire Tower for an historical tour of Fire Tower #9 conducted by park volunteers, Kelley & Al Bilotto. Take a breathtaking view from the box at the very top of the Fire Tower and learn how it operated. The tower will be open from 100-300pm.
8:00 pm Cathedral: The Fight to Save th... @ Cook Forest State Park
Cathedral: The Fight to Save th... @ Cook Forest State Park
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An HD short film, produced by Wild Excellence Films, is about the ancient hemlock trees of Cook Forest which are under attack from the hemlock woolly adelgid, a destructive insect that threatens the park’s old growth forest, a National Natural Landmark. The film covers threats to the forest and effort to combat this invasive insect.[...]
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