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Primitive Fire Building Techniques: Flint N' Steel & Hoof Fungus

Ever wonder how to start a fire with Flint N’ Steel, or how to find and prepare hoof fungus for use?  Please           remember to bring your sturdy survival knives and ferrule rods.  All participants will receive a Fire N’ Five fire  starting kit.  Lunch will be in the field, so please remember to pack a lunch.  Cost is $20 with check or money order made out to the ‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’.  Participants must contact the Park Office to register at (814)744-8407 or cookforestsp@pa.gov, 20 person limit. 

* Until further notice - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all park programs are limited to 25 participants (unless otherwise stated), mask must be on person, social distancing in effect.  All participants must register at the Park Office at (814)744-8407 or cookforestsp@pa.gov.  Program starting location given upon successful registration.

Saturday, October 17 at 9:00am to 2:00pm

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


State Parks


Educational Programs, Workshops, Get Outdoors PA

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Hiking and Walking, Wilderness Survival


Pennsylvania Wilds

Target Audience

Veterans, Volunteers, Schools, Teachers/Educators, Forest Landowners, Families, Scouts, Teens

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location given at successful registration

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