Local Partners

Forest Nook Restaurant

Located in Cook Forest, this family owned restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. From subs to salads, sandwiches to pizza and wings. Some of the many appetizers include bruschetta, jalapeno poppers, hot pepper cheese balls, and ultimate stuffed mushroom caps. Some items for side dishes include French fries, Italian pasta salad, couscous salad, and Aunt Frieda's potato salad. Also serving daily specials & homemade desserts.

PHONE: 814.927.5440

The Gateway Lodge

Also located in Cooks Forest, this is a great place to stay as you enjoy your visit. Stay in one of their 23 luxury suites with a fireside Jacuzzi and king-size bed. Or you can stay in one of their back-wood cabins for a more rustic feel. You can explore the forest trails and shore of the nearby Clarion River. You can dine in their very own restaurant and enjoy their succulent entrees. The Woods Spa is the place to unwind and enjoy a relaxing massage.

PHONE: 814.744.8017

The Bucktail Hotel

This restaurant and bar has good food and an old world charm. Located in Marienville, this is the place for a delicious meal at a fair price. Homemade pies will top it off.

PHONE: 814.927.8800

Casa De Mara

Cozy Cabins for rent at the "end of the road, just 1/2 miles from Red Bandana. Weekly or weekend. Call for reservations:

PHONE: 814-744-9448