Hellbender Hunt Set For July 17 at Cook Forest State Park

COOK FOREST, Pa. (EYT) –The Hellbender Hunt will take place July 17 at Cook Forest State Park.

The event takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Those wishing to participate should meet at the park office to car-pool to a nearby watershed to search for the elusive Allegheny Alligator and its close relative, the mudpuppy.

Be prepared to get thoroughly drenched and bring a sturdy river-walking stick. Proper river footwear is also a must.

It is suggested to pack a lunch.

For more information, call 814-744-8407 or email [email protected].

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