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Dates: 4/17/2017 - 9/30/2017
City / State: Sigel, PA
Event Name: Cook Forest State Park - Walk
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 106797 2017/Y0500
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5K - 10K - 3C
Description: START DATE DELAYED UNTIL APRIL 17 DUE TO TRAIL CLOSURES. Open Mon-Thr 8:30 to 6:00, Fri-Sat 8:30 to 7:00 & Sun 10:00 to 4:00. Call in September. After registering you must drive to the start. Directions will be in the box. The 5K trail will take you through the Forest Cathedral, an old growth forest of towering white pines and hemlocks over 300 years old. This area is a National Natural Landmark. The 10K will continue through the forest to two scenic views. The over 80 foot historic Fire Tower provides views of the area up to 15-20 miles. The Seneca Point Overlook provides views of the Clarion River Valley.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Trekking With the Trees, 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. 814-752-2331From 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: Winter weather has damaged several of the trails and the route is being reworked. 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
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