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A beautifully designed, easy-to-read topographic map featuring contour lines, elevation data, shaded relief, and all the key details you need to plan your adventures: backroads and trails, trail use designations, road surfaces (paved and dirt), the North Country Trail and Rail 66 Country Trail, parking access, campsites, public lands, historic sites and more. 


All Lizard Maps are durable, waterproof (and adventure-proof) maps designed specifically for outdoor recreation. They give you all the specific info you need and the big picture so you can make the most of your outdoor adventures. The map opens to 24” x 36” and folds easily to 4” x 8” to fit in your back pocket. The scale is 1:39,387 (1.6 inch = 1 mile). Includes both lat./lon. and UTM coordinate systems.


Public land: all of Cook Forest and Clear Creek State Forest, multiple State Game Lands and a southernmost section of Allegheny National Forest, including the Loleta Recreation Area and Buzzard Swamp Wildlife Area.  


Destinations: Beautiful vistas, gorgeous hiking trails, and beautiful stretches of water, including a big stretch of the Clarion River in this part of Northeastern PA, with too many outdoor recreation destinations to list here.


Roads: all Lizard Maps show which roads are paved, dirt/gravel and gated Administration roads. Lizard Maps are perfect for bicyclists, motorcyclists and and overlanders looking to put together remote backcountry routes across public lands.


Major hiking trails: The North Country Trail (NCT) and Baker Trail are shown where they traverse this map. The NCT is mapped from Clarion, PA, in the southwest corner to State Game Land 24 in the northeast corner. It shows the route of the NCT through Clear Creek State Forest and Cook Forest State Park, as well as the many private land traverses and road crossings so you can easily plan day hikes, or through hikes, or tackle the entire NCT which is the longest in the National Trails System at 4,700 miles across eight states from North Dakota to Vermont. The Baker Trail is mapped from the southern end where it enters the map at Corsica, PA, north to Cook Forest SP where it joins the NCT. 


Equestrian trails: The designated equestrian trails in Cook Forest State Park are shown, as well as the shared use trails throughout Clear Creek State Forest.


ATV Trails: A section of the Timberline ATV Trail on Allegheny National Forest from the Buehler Trailhead on Arroyo Road north to NF Road 135.


Even more trails! Lizard Maps highlight and designate public trails and paths, including hiking, biking, equestrian and rail trails managed by federal, state and local authorities, including DCNR, Allegheny National Forest and the Pennsylvania Game Commission.


Points of interest: Campgrounds, picnic areas, river access, boat launches,  primitive car camping sites, scenic overlooks and lizard spots. 


Wild and natural areas: Forest Cathedral Natural Area, Swamp Natural Area, Loleta Recreation Area and Buzzard Swamp Wildlife Area 


Towns: Clarion, Cooksburg, Brookville, Leeper, Lucinda, and Marienville.  


Lizards! The little purple Lizards you’ll find scattered on the map signify an interesting spot to check out. It will take you months, maybe years, to explore all the cool places on this map.

Purple Lizard Map - Cook Forest & Clear Creek

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