Cook Forest, America's Best Old-Growth Forest according to Men's Journal Magazine, is the perfect place for an affordable family vacation amidst nature's beauty. Visitors can enjoy the picturesque and federally designated National Wild & Scenic Clarion River, the Forest Cathedral of Ancient Pines, and stunning panoramic views from the firetower and nearby Seneca Point. The park is known as "The Land of Giants" with some of tallest tree species in the northeastern United States. Magnificent timber stands can be enjoyed spring, summer and fall along many well-marked hiking trails. Camping, kayaking, canoeing, inner-tubing, swimming, fishing, cycling, and horseback riding are just some of the various popular outdoor activities for visitors. The Sawmill Center for the Arts hosts many events, performances, and classes as well. There are many private cabins, lodges, inns, bed & breakfasts,campgrounds, restaurants, and fun things to do and see in Cooksburg and the area surrounding the park.