Whether you like to hike, bike, canoe, ride a horse, visit a winery, fish or play a round of golf; the Cook Forest area offers countless recreational opportunities for added enjoyment during your stay.




From fishing to hiking, flea markets to golf courses, the surrounding area offers countless opportunities for additional fun!

2020 Events & Activities - Due to COVID-19, all events and activities are subject to change.

Kalyumet offers family oriented activities every weekend May through October. 

Stop in the office for some delicious mini-donuts baked fresh each morning while you wait!

Don't feel like cooking on Friday night? Enjoy a fresh, hot pizza.


Physically Distanced Activities
May 29 - 30
Join us for a relaxing outdoor get-away. Some physically distanced activities will be provided.


Physically Distanced Activities
June 5 - 6
Join us for a relaxing outdoor get-away. See all the beauty Cook Forest has to offer. Some physically distanced activities will be offered.
Safari Weekend
Wild World of Animals
June 12 - 13
Join us for our safari weekend. Don't miss the excitement of the Wild World of Animals Show, an entertaining and educational wildlife show presented by Grant Kemmerer.
Father’s Day Minnow Races
June 19 - 20
Surprise Dad with a Father’s Day campout. Challenge him in the minnow races Saturday afternoon. Treat him to Friday night pizza and morning donuts or breakfast pizza.
Game Show Mania
June 26 - 27
This weekend everyone has a chance to join in the fun and games. Compete in a Farkle Tournament. Try to be a contestant in Kalyumet's version of Minute to Win It, Let's Make a Deal and the Price is Right. Try to be the lucky contestantin our game of or Deal or No Deal where you will have a chance to win up to $250.


July 4th Holiday Extravaganza*
July 2 - 5

Join us as we celebrate Independence Day. Electric Light Parade, Bingo, Crafts, Games, Popcorn, Spin Art and more.

Local fireworks, festivals & concerts.

PLEASE NOTE: 3-night minimum stay required for July 4th holiday reservations.

Blazing Saddles Squirt Gun Shoot-out
July 10 - 11
Bring your covered wagon to Kalyumet City for some Old West fun & mischief. Help Sheriff Mark keep the outlaws under control. Don’t get caught unprepared for the squirt gun shoot-out.
Princess & Pirate Party
Cap 'n Kids Pirate Show
July 17 - 18
Dress in your finest Princess or Pirate costume and join in the fun. Come to our princess and pirate party and enjoy singing and dancing at the Cap 'n Kids Pirate Show.
Bubble Fun For Everyone
Marty's Bubblegum Machine
July 24 - 25

Everyone loves bubbles. Join us this weekend as we create giant bubbles, make bubble snakes and play in the foam bubble pit.

This weekend we welcome Marty’s Bubblegum Machine, a fun and interactive event for kids of all ages.

Kids Carnival
Smokey Bear's Birthday
July 31 - August 1

Tons of fun for everyone. Kids Carnival, Fire Truck Ride, Sno-kones.

Birthday Cake with Smokey Bear.


Roasted Chicken -- Orders to Go!
Marshmallow Wars
August 7 - 8

Enjoy a delicious fresh off the spit roasted chicken for dinner on Saturday. Order your chickens early. Supply is limited!

Join us as we prepare for battle by making marshmallow shooters.

Tionesta Indian Festival
August 13 - 16
Plan a visit to Tionesta for the Indian Festival during your stay.
Power Wheels Cruise-In
Corn Roast
August 14 - 15

Kids, bring your power wheels and join in the Power Wheels Cruise-in and Obstacle Course.

Saturday evening corn roast.

Benezette Elk Expo
August 15 - 16
Enjoy this local area festival during your stay.
Ice Cream Social
Learning is Fundamental
August 21 - 22

I Scream—You Scream—We all Scream for Joy as you make your own Ice Cream Sundae on Saturday afternoon at the Ice Cream Social. Learning can be fun especially when you perform silly science experiments. Join us for Trish's Krazy Kitchen Science Show.

Civil War Encampment
August 28 - 29
Learn about life during the Civil War. Tour an encampment, fire a musket, listen to the roar of cannon fire and witness a night fire demonstration.


Labor Day Weekend*
September 4 - 6

Join us for a fun weekend of glow games, bingo, popcorn, rock 'n fire truck ride and more.

PLEASE NOTE: 3-night minimum stay required on holiday weekends.

Sawmill Chainsaw Carvers Round Up & Auction
September 17 - 19
Plan a visit to the Cook Forest Sawmill Center for the Arts and enjoy chainsaw carving & auction.
Holly Jolly Christmas
Midnight Madness Sale
September 18 - 19
Help us light the night with a spectacular luminary display throughout the campground. Visit from Santa & Christmas scavenger hunt. Don’t miss our Friday Night Just Before Midnight Madness Sale.
Ghostly Gathering**
Not So Scary Halloween Party & Pumpkin Derby
Spooky Town Display
September 25 - 26

Join us for a ghoulishly good time. Our Ghostly Gathering Party and Pumpkin Derby are perfect for those who don't like things too scary.

Train ride to the Magic Pumpkin Patch. Put on your costume & bring your favorite ghostly treat or creepy dessert to our afternoon costume party. The kids will love dancing along with Marty's Bubblegum Machine. We supply the Kalloweenies. End the evening competing in the Kalyumet Pumpkin Derby.

Stop by Kalyumet Fore Fun to see our Spooky Town Halloween Display.

PLEASE NOTE: 2-night minimum stay required for advance reservations on special event weekends.

Clarion’s Annual Autumn Leaf Festival**
September 26 - October 4

Fair Food, Carnival Rides & Daily Events in Clarion.

  • Sunday 9/27 - Car Show
  • Friday 10/2 - Farmer’s & Crafter’s Day
  • Saturday 10/3 - Autumn Leaf Parade
  • Sunday 10/4 - Tractor Show

PLEASE NOTE: 2-night minimum stay required for advance reservations on special event weekends.


Pumpkin Festival**
Trick or Treat
Pet Costume Parade
Spooky Town Display
October 9 - 10

Pumpkin fun for everyone - pumpkin toss, pumpkin painting and more. Dress your pet in their best costume for the pet costume parade. The kids will love dressing up to trick or treat this weekend. In the evening we will take a night hike.

Spooky Town Display at Kalyumet Fore Fun.

PLEASE NOTE: 2-night minimum stay required for advance reservations on special event weekends.

Zombie Stew
Trick or Treat
Campfire Stories
Spooky Town Display
October 16 - 17

Join us for a dinner of Zombie Stew. Bring a fresh vegetable ready to throw in the pot. We provide the beef and dumplings and do all the cooking.

The kids will love dressing up and going site to site trick or treating on Saturday.

Saturday evening we will all get together for spooky campfire stories.

Last chance to stop by Kalyumet Fore Fun to see our Spooky Town Display!

Kalyumet Fore Fun closes for the season on Sunday, October 18, 2020

Last Weekend of the Season
October 23 - 24

Join us for the final campout of the season. Thanks for a great year.

Campground closes for the season on October 25, 2020