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Polar Bear Float

Cook Forest State Park will be conducting an   interpretive cold weather kayaking trip on the National Wild & Scenic Clarion River.  Join the flotilla and celebrate the last days of winter on this four mile float.  Bald eagles, river otter, mink, and mergansers have been known to make an appearance.  Pack a lunch and a thermos with your favorite hot beverage.  Cost is $25/boat (bring your own or we’ll supply you one) with check or money order made out to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  All monies raised go towards future programming at Cook Forest State Park.  Participants must pre-register by 3/9/22 by contacting the Park Office at (814)744-8470.  Prior kayak training participants receive a 50% discount.  Safety is of utmost importance.  All participants must have the following required safety equipment or will not be permitted to attend:  dry suit or dry top/bottom combination, cold   weather boots, waterproof gloves, waterproof stow bag, complete change of clothes.  Meet at the Park Office where we will conduct a safety check for above items, load gear, and travel to the starting point up-river. 

Saturday, March 12 at 9:00am to 2:00pm

Cook Forest State Park
100 RT 36, Cooksburg, PA 16217-0120


State Parks


Educational Programs, Get Outdoors PA

Outdoor Activities

Boating/Paddling, Canoeing/Flatwater Kayaking, Wildlife Watching/Birding


Pennsylvania Wilds

Target Audience

Veterans, Volunteers, Teachers/Educators, Teens, Adults-only

Exact Location

Park Office

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