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29 Bewitching Forest Scenes

Towering redwoods. Ancient sycamores. Snow-covered pines. Take a walk deep into these 29 forests and you'll find nature scenes that are beautiful to behold—and some that are downright spooky.

  1. "Mosegard Forest, Denmark."

    (Courtesy genojaxon/myBudgetTravel)
  2. "We followed this path while hiking in the Annapurnas in Nepal."

    (Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)
  3. "Giant Baobab trees near Morondava, Madagascar."

    (Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)
  4. "A stream through the forest in Great Smoky Mountains National Park."

    (Courtesy paulhurd/myBudgetTravel)
  5. "These are the trees featured in the Jurassic Park movie where they found dinosour eggs in the roots of trees. This is in the National Botanical Forest on Kauai."

    (Courtesy Michael.Baker/myBudgetTravel)
  6. "Giant oak with moss found in South Carolina."

    (Courtesy woobiecat1/myBudgetTravel)
  7. "Snapped this pic on a foggy morning drive to the top of Sandia Crest, NM (elevation over 10,000 ft) which is located just east of Albuquerque, NM."

    (Courtesy mmiwig/myBudgetTravel)
  8. "Bamboo Forest in Maui, HI."

    (Courtesy dfurfari/myBudgetTravel)
  9. "Moss clinging to branches with bright bromediads in a cloud forest in northern Peru."

    (Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)
  10. "Hiawatha National Forest on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan."

    (Courtesy mmiwig/myBudgetTravel)
  11. "Showshoeing through the snow covered forest in Mount Rainier National Park."

    (Courtesy Rebalyn/myBudgetTravel)
  12. "After a hefty snowstorm, my husband and I went on a two-mile walk and were constantly"plopped" by melting snow projectiles as the temperature rapidly increased and the sun melted the snow. It was pretty in the trees, but we had to protect the cameras."

    (Courtesy woobiecat1/myBudgetTravel)
  13. "Tress that grow as straight as telephone poles on Vancouver Island, Canada."

    (Courtesy Zokal/myBudgetTravel)
  14. "Forest glen in the Moss Garden near Kyoto, Japan."

    (Courtesy peghaz/myBudgetTravel)
  15. "No, this photo was not taken in Oregon or Washington. This is Arizona! Hannigan Meadows, Arizona, to be exact."

    (Courtesy msmarls/myBudgetTravel)
  16. "An inviting forest of ancient sycamore trees near Lake Langano in southern Ethiopia."

    (Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)
  17. "Trees and ferns in Washington State."

    (Courtesy Rebalyn/myBudgetTravel)
  18. "I fell in love with these beautiful trees on a visit to Dallas two years ago. It was wicked hot, so I sure was grateful for the shade they provided!"

    (Courtesy kclue8/myBudgetTravel)
  19. "The color and weather-worn texture of this dead tree provide a beautiful contrast to the growth around it."

    (Courtesy kclue8/myBudgetTravel)
  20. "While hiking in Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia, we observed this beautiful view."

    (Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)
  21. "Mackinac Island State Park."

    (Courtesy Mommom/myBudgetTravel)
  22. "Stanley Park Forest."

    (Courtesy ClaudiaL/myBudgetTravel)
  23. "Close up old-growth redwood tree."

    (Courtesy Mollibug/myBudgetTravel)
  24. "A moss covered tree stands in the foggy Northwest forest."

    (Courtesy Rebalyn/myBudgetTravel)
  25. "The Major Oak is a huge oak tree near the village of Edwinstowe in the heart of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. According to local folklore, it was Robin Hood's shelter where he and his merry men slept."

    (Courtesy the girl racer /myBudgetTravel)
  26. "This enchanted forest near Pier's Gorge in Dickenson County, Michigan was fit for a fairy tale!"

    (Courtesy barnloft/myBudgetTravel)
  27. "I found this tree covered in moss at Texas Falls in Green Mountain National Forest in Hancock, Vermont."

    (Courtesy woobiecat1/myBudgetTravel)
  28. "Growing up in Northern New England, I loved visiting Oregon and seeing how dense, rich and dark the forestests were in the Pacific Northwest."

    (Courtesy kclue8/myBudgetTravel)
  29. "There is no solitude like the enchanted Gougane Barra Forest in Bantry, Ireland."

    (Courtesy shatarsky/myBudgetTravel)

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