The pine forest is the most important feature of the village of Bkassine that attracts tourists. It is a privileged destination for ecotourism and plays an important role in the rural economy by offering great economic opportunities through the harvesting of pine nuts. The municipality is responsible for forest maintenance and pruning activities.
With a rich biodiversity of plant species, other non-timber forest products include aromatic and medicinal plants collected by the community for culinary and domestic medicinal use. The forest includes several traditional features, such as old bridges dating back to Ottoman times, olive presses and water mills along the river that runs along the edge of the forest.