Forest County

Discover Forest County

If you need to get away from the crowd, head to the beautiful woodland paradise known as Forest County. The Allegheny National Forest has hundreds of miles of ATV, snowmobile, hiking, and horseback riding trails and is also one of the few places in the country where you can see synchronized fireflies dance. Explore the Wild & Scenic Allegheny and Clarion rivers and Cook Forest State Park “America’s Best Old-Growth Forest”.

Marienville

Marienville is the gateway to the Allegheny National Forest and its hundreds of miles of trails for ATV, snowmobiles, hiking, and horseback riding. Each May and October, nearly 1,000 ATV enthusiasts come to Marienville for Tour-De-Forest, an organized leisure ride. The annual winter festival features an inspiring snowmobile torchlight parade. Nature lovers flock to Buzzard Swamp for spectacular wildlife and bird watching, including bald eagle and osprey.

Tionesta

Tionesta is a charming town located on the banks of the Wild & Scenic Allegheny River. The Market Village is a must-see attraction that offers shoppers a collection of local merchants offering a variety of handmade treasures. Early summer, is Firefly season when the night is fielded with a spectacular synchronized light show in the Allegheny National Forest. Each July, cowboys and cowgirls compete in the 3-night outdoor Allegheny Mountain Championship Rodeo. The town’s Native American heritage is celebrated each August with the Tionesta Indian Festival. Tionesta boasts Pennsylvania’s only in-land functioning lighthouse, which open for tours several times per year.

Cook Forest

Cook Forest State Park gives visitors the chance to explore ancient stands of giant trees. Men’s Journal called it “America’s Best Old-Growth Forest”. The Clarion River flows through the park and is popular with both paddlers and fishermen. Seneca Point and the nearby fire tower offer spectacular views of river valley below. The area surrounding the park has many vacation rentals, restaurants, shops, and fun attractions to enjoy.

Allegheny National Forest

The Allegheny National Forest boasts over a half-million acres of public land with hundreds of miles of trails designated for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ATV, and horseback riding.  Visitors can also enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, and camping. Some of the popular trails in Forest County include the Marienville & Timberline ATV trails,  Spring Creek Horse Trail, North Country Trail, and Minister Creek Trail.

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Open Memorial-Labor Day. 125 sites suitable for tents and trailers. Electric, water, and sewer hook-ups, dump station, flush toilets and showers.

Large riverfront house in the Allegheny National Forest on 2.5 acres of secluded beauty. Rent for vacations, fishing trips, family reunions. Sleeps 16. Fully furnished.

Two cabins 50 feet from the Clarion River, in Clarington and Cooksburg. Full kitchens and baths, gas heat, and wood-burning fireplaces. Open all year.
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2019sun30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmsat06jul(jul 6)11:00 pmFeaturedWolf's Corners Fair12:00 pm - (july 6) 11:00 pm EST Wolf's Corner Fairgrounds, 2612 Lake Lucy Road, Tionesta, PACounties:Clarion,ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Holiday

2019sat22jun9:00 am5:00 pmDoggie Days9:00 am - 5:00 pm Tionesta Market Village, 302-308 Elm St Counties:ForestCategory:Other Events

2019sat22jun12:00 pm11:00 pm7th Annual PA Firefly Festival 201912:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT Black Caddis Ranch, 13558 Route 666Counties:ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Outdoor Adventure

2019wed26jun(jun 26)2:00 pmthu27(jun 27)9:00 amGlow and Know Firefly Campout at Minister Creek2:00 pm - 9:00 am (27) EDT Minister Creek Campground, PA-666Counties:ForestCategory:Nature & Wildlife

2019wed26jun7:00 pm8:00 pmHolly Komonczi – Forest County and The Lumbering Industry7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT Forest Count Historical Society, 206 Elm StreetCounties:ForestCategory:History & Heritage

2019fri28jun(jun 28)9:31 pmsat29(jun 29)11:59 pmFirefly Expedition at Tionesta Recreation Area Campground9:31 pm - 11:59 pm (29) EDT Allegheny National Forest Hearts Content Day Use AreaCounties:ForestCategory:Nature & Wildlife

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2019sun30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmsat06jul(jul 6)11:00 pmFeaturedWolf's Corners Fair12:00 pm - (july 6) 11:00 pm EST Wolf's Corner Fairgrounds, 2612 Lake Lucy Road, Tionesta, PACounties:Clarion,ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Holiday

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2019sun30jun(jun 30)12:00 pmsat06jul(jul 6)11:00 pmFeaturedWolf's Corners Fair(june 30) 12:00 pm - (july 6) 11:00 pm EST Wolf's Corner Fairgrounds, 2612 Lake Lucy Road, Tionesta, PACounties:Clarion,ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Holiday

2019fri05jul(jul 5)12:00 amsat06(jul 6)11:59 pmFeaturedWeekend in the Wilds12:00 am - 11:59 pm (6) EST Emporium, downtown area, Emporium, PACounties:CameronCategory:Crafts & Markets,Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Theater & Arts

2019fri12jul(jul 12)8:30 amsun14(jul 14)10:00 pmFeaturedRed, White, and Blueberry Festival8:30 am - 10:00 pm (14) EST ReynoldsvilleCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Food & Wine

2019sun14jul(jul 14)10:00 amsat20(jul 20)10:00 pmFeaturedJefferson County Fair10:00 am - 10:00 pm (20) EST Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 1514 Rt. 28N, Brookville, PACounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured

2019sun21jul(jul 21)9:00 amsat27(jul 27)10:00 pmFeaturedClarion County Fair9:00 am - 10:00 pm (27) EST Clarion County Fairgrounds, 137 Park RoadCounties:ClarionCategory:Children’s Events,Fairs & Festivals,Featured

2019thu25jul(jul 25)12:00 amsat27(jul 27)11:59 pmFeaturedAllegheny Mountain Championship Rodeo12:00 am - 11:59 pm (27) EST Flying W Ranch, 685 Flying W Ranch RdCounties:ForestCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Motorsports

2019thu25jul(jul 25)12:00 amsun28(jul 28)11:59 pmFeaturedEast Brady Riverfest12:00 am - 11:59 pm (28) EST East BradyCounties:ClarionCategory:Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Food & Wine,Music

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