The Beautiful Restaurant Tucked Away In A Forest Near Pittsburgh Most People Don’t Know About

The longer, lovely spring days promise the perfect excuse for a leisurely drive, of under two hours, to this breathtakingly beautiful forest restaurant near Pittsburgh. (Okay, so it’s a bit of a hike but the effort to get to the Gateway Lodge Restaurant will certainly be worth the effort.)

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:


Gateway Lodge Restaurant
14870 PA-36
Cooksburg, PA 16217
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Embark on a leisurely drive to Cook’s Forest where you’ll discover this jaw dropping forest restaurant near Pittsburgh. If you prefer dining a little closer to home, try one of the 10 best international restaurants in the Burgh.