Looking for fun family activities in the Cook Forest area? Well, there are plenty to choose from. Here, we've listed a few of our favorites. Let us know if you need more information on all the activities you'll find in our area.
Location: 10291 PA-36, Sigel, PA Hours: Friday through Monday, from 12:00 p.m until 5:00 p.m (longer hours on Saturday) Distance from us: 3.7 miles
The Mysterious Maze, located in Sigel, Pennsylvania, is an indoor labyrinth filled with a variety of optical illusions. The illusions are created with strobe light and laser lights. Eerie music also adds to the spooky atmosphere.
The Mysterious Maze is not your typical house of horrors, with actors jumping out at you. It's the actual maze and the atmosphere that makes it entertainingly creepy. Also, the walls move, so that also helps with the creepiness of the place. The maze takes around 30-45 minutes to complete and the cost to enjoy it is minimal. Note that only cash is accepted. No credit cards.
Cook Forest Fun Park
Location: 2952 PA-36, Leeper, PA Hours: Daily, from 10:00 a.m until 9:00 p.m Distance from us: 4.4 miles
Cooke Forest Fun Park is a family fun park located in Cook Forest, Pennsylvania. Here, you can enjoy a variety of activities, including go-karts, mini golf, bumper boats, an arcade, and a waterslide. While the go-karts and bumper boats are a lot of fun, don't overlook the waterslide and mini golf. The waterslide is much larger than you would think and is a blast to ride down.
The mini-golf course is 18 holes and features waterfalls, koi pond, and running streams. Cooke Forest Fun Park also has a large private pavilion, with grills and electrical connections. And they feature Hershey's ice cream! The best deal, as far a price goes, is the Super Fun Pass. You get two go-kart rides and two bumper boat rides, and you can enjoy the waterslide and mini golf all day.
Double Diamond Deer Ranch
Location: 12211 PA-36, Clarington, PA Hours: Daily, 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Distance from us: 1.8 miles
The Double Diamond Deer Ranch has a herd of over 20 of white-tail deer that you can interact with in their natural habitat. Customers can pet, and feed, the deer if they're in the mood to be petted or fed. Most of the time, the deer are remarkably friendly.
Besides interacting with the deer, kids can enjoy a great onsite playground. The playground has slides and police cars and fire trucks for kids to play on. Double Diamond Deer Ranch also has a gift shop where you can pick up unique souvenirs, as well as a wildlife museum--the Buck Barn--with dozens of beautiful taxidermy displays. Double Diamond Deer Ranch is appropriate for couples, as well as families with kids, and admission is cheap.
Kalyumet Fore Fun
Location: 8630 Miola Rd, Lucinda, PA Hours: Vary by day and season Distance from us: 7.2 miles Kalyumet Fore Fun is a family fun park that features mini-golf, laser tag, an arcade, and a VR escape room. The mini-golf course is 18 holes, and has a pond and waterfall. It's also ADA compliant. Laser tag is played outdoors in a wooded course, using infrared technology. It's similar to paintball without the mess. Weapons are provided. The arcade has numerous fun games for your family to enjoy.
The VR escape room is set up for four players. Players wear VR gear and explore a virtual world in the comfort of a single room. A tutorial is provided for folks who are unfamiliar with VR. Kalyumet Fore Fun also has a great snack bar where you'll find pizza, wings, milkshakes, excellent soft-serve ice cream, and more. Prices at the park are very reasonable.