Cook Forest
Vacation Bureau

P.O. Box 50
Cooksburg, PA. 16217
(412) 353-9620
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Clear Creek State Park in Pennsylvania

Clear Creek State ParkClear Creek State Park covers 1,676 acres in the scenic Clear Creek Valley. Located just 11 miles from Cook Forest State Park, Clear Creek offers a unique outdoor experience. Hikers can explore the park on more than 15 miles of hiking trails. When in bloom, the beauty of the rhododendron and mountain laurel are unsurpassed. Many forms of wildlife inhabit the park including deer, black bear, turkey and grouse.

The Ox-shoe Historical Trail is a popular self-guided attraction affording a leisurely walk through the park. Scenic views of the area are available at Bear Town Rocks Trail. This trailhead is located near the entrance to Clear Creek State Park.

Opportunities abound for anglers in Clear Creek, where stocked and native brook trout can be found. Clear Creek, Callen Run and Clear Run are stocked with brook, rainbow and brown trout.

Upcoming Events

9:00 am Nominate a “Walk in Penn’s Woods” @ Cook Forest State Park
Nominate a “Walk in Penn’s Woods” @ Cook Forest State Park
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Dave Cole, DCNR service forester, and Stacy Wolbert, PGC wildlife diversity biologist, for a hike in the woods. We will meet at the Log Cabin Environmental Learning Classroom and hike the Liggett Trail & Toms Run Road. This flat trail starts at Forest Road across from the Log Cabin Inn Environmental Learning Center, travels[...]
1:00 pm Acorn History, Harvesting, and P... @ Cook Forest State Park
Acorn History, Harvesting, and P... @ Cook Forest State Park
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Throughout history, acorns have been consumed by humans living on at least four different continents. Once considered the “staff of life” in indigenous cultures, the acorn is generally considered inedible in its raw form, though with proper processing, its gifts are made manifest. This typically involves some variation of drying, shelling, grinding, leaching, and cooking.[...]
all-day Columbus Day (regional holiday)
Columbus Day (regional holiday)
Oct 9 all-day
Public holiday in: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
1:00 pm Fire Tower Historical Tour @ Cook Forest State Park
Fire Tower Historical Tour @ Cook Forest State Park
Oct 14 @ 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.
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