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