Most People Don’t Know Some Of The Oldest Trees In The U.S. Are Found Near Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh provides the perfect launching pad for a day trip or a weekend getaway. After all, we’re within easy driving distance of so many small towns and natural wonders in Pennsylvania. Natural beauty abounds at Cook Forest State Park near Pittsburgh, which is also home to breathtaking old growth forest that you really have to see in person to fully appreciate.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever been to Cook Forest State Park near Pittsburgh? What did you think of the old growth forest? Let us know in the comments! If you like discovering historical spots, add Beulah Presbyterian Church, the oldest church in Pittsburgh, to your must visit list.

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