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 one of the top state parks in the nation according to National Geographic's Traveler 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 and biking trails. Camping, kayaking, canoeing, inner-tubing, fishing, and horseback riding are just some of the various popular outdoor activities for visitors. There are many private campgrounds, cabins, lodges, inns, bed & breakfasts, restaurants, and fun things to do and see in Cooksburg and the area surrounding the park.