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Snowman in the Forest Day

Come join us for a day of fun wintry activities along the picturesque National Wild & Scenic Clarion river within Cook Forest State Park.  Various activities will be held at the Ice Skating Pond, along River Road approximately 1-mile up-river from the Park Office:

1130am - LUNCH provided

   Chili Cook-Off (hot & mild divisions)

1200pm-115pm - Snowshoe interpretive hike within the old growth    forest along Cook Trail, meet at the fire pit by the ice skating pond.

1130am-230pm - carriage rides, sledding, snowman building, ice skating (ice skates available)

100pm - Happy Dog Contest

200pm - door prize awards


Come sample the chili during the ‘Free Chili Cook-Off’, that is, after the judges have tried some first.  Hot chocolate, coffee, and a warming hut, will be on hand to help take the chill out of your bones.


Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11:30am to 2:30pm

Cook Forest State Park
113 River Road, Cooksburg, PA 16217-0120


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Outdoor Activities

Hiking and Walking, Ice Skating, Snowshoeing


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Seasonal Events

Festivals, Winter

Target Audience

Children, Veterans, Volunteers, Schools, Teachers/Educators, Senior Citizens, Pet Friendly, Forest Landowners, Families, Scouts

Exact Location

Ice Skating Pond

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