Cook Forest Activities


Cook Forest activities are abundant year round, making it an ideal destination for the entire family. Below is just a partial list of the many Cook Forest activities available, including dozens of recreational, shopping and dining options.

Gift Shops / Shopping

  • Briar Hill Rustic Furniture
  • Cook Forest Trading Post
  • Cooksburg Dry Goods
  • Cypress Clocks and Gift Shop
  • The Farmers Inn
  • Farmer Smith’s Gift Store and Garden
  • New Salem Stoneware
  • Parker’s Indian Trading Post
  • The Pickle Barrel
  • The Simple Things of Cook Forest
  • Tall Oaks
  • The Woodcrafters

Recreational Activities

  • Cook Forest Scenic Trail Ride and Dude Ranch
  • Cook Forest Canoe Rental
  • Cook Forest Fun Park
  • Double Diamond Deer Ranch
  • Pale Whale Canoe Fleet
  • Sawmill Art Center and Theatre
  • Pine Crest Trail Rides and Fun Park
  • ATV/ Bike/ Snowmobile Trails
  • 27 Hiking Trails
  • Clarion River
  • Fire Tower Lookout and Seneca Point Lookout
  • Numerous Picnic Areas
  • Hunting (many state game lands)
  • Fishing (Numerous Stocked Streams)
  • Forest Cathedral (largest hemlocks on the Eastern side of the USA)
  • Ice skating, Sled Riding, Tubing, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing

Dining Options

  • Cook Forest Country Inn
  • Cooksburg Café
  • Farmers Inn
  • Sportsman’s Paradise
  • Iron Mountain Grill
  • The Forest Nook
  • Gateway Lodge
  • Mama Does Restaurant
  • Sawmill Restaurant
  • Trails End
  • Vince’s Tavern