“The Friends of Cowans Gap State Park exists to preserve, protect and enhance the environment, history, educational and recreational programs of the park and surrounding areas through public programs, special events and volunteerism for the past, present and future generations.”

The Cowans Gap 5K Run/Walk

Art In the Park

Art in the Park is back with the first event occurring on July 24th! Download the flyer for more details.



Friends of Cowans Gap Meetings

1st Thursday of each Month at 6PM


General Events


April 8th at 2PM – 5K Run/Walk


Oct. 20st 10-3PM – Harvest Day



Music in the Park from 6-8PM


June 9th – ShinDiggin


July 14th – ShinDiggin


Aug. 11th – Mt. Ride



Art in the Park 11AM


June 23th, Aug. 18th, and Oct. 13th


Volunteer Days 9AM – Noon

First Saturday of Each Month April – September


Membership Options


  • Meeting and working with people of similar interests Bumper Magnet “Follow My Tracks To Cowans Gap” Membership card
The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. The official registration and financial information of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation may be obtained from the PA Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania: 800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.