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Dates: 5/24/2019 - 11/10/2019
City / State: Sigel, PA
Event Name: Cook Forest State Park - Walk
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 112177 2019/Y0500
Distance - Trail Ratings: 12K - 6K - 3C
Description: Open Mon-Sat 8:30 to 6:00 & Sun 10:00 to 4:00. Call after Labor Day 814-752-2331. After registering you must drive 9 miles to the event start. Directions will be in the box. The 12K and 6K trails will take you through the Forest Cathedral, an old growth forest of towering white pines and hemlocks over 300 years old. The Forest Cathedra is a National Natural Landmark. The 12K route will continue through a cabin area built by the Civilian Conservation Corp and along Toms Run, which was used by lumberman to move logs downstream to the Clarion River. The state park has over 8,500 acres for recreational use. The trails are on natural surfaces. Sturdy shoes, hiking poles, bug spray and sunscreen are recommended.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Dawn to 2 hours before dusk
Location: Truman's Store
Start Point / Driving Directions: 103 Main St, Sigel, PA 15860. From I-80 East Exit 78 take SR 36 North 9 miles store is on the left. From 1-80 West Exit 73 take SR 949 North 8 miles store is on the right.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: This event qualifies for the KSVA State Park and Forest Challenge and the KSVA PA County Challenge - Clarion County and Forest County. Cook Forest State Park is in Northwestern PA. Besides hiking, the park has areas to bike, horseback ride, picnic, camp, boat, fish and hunt.
Host Club: Susquehanna Rovers Volksmarch Club
Contact: Marcy Lucas (717) 979-3960
Website: www.avaclubs.org/SRVC
E-Mail Contact: lucas_mj@hotmail.com