Mystical Forests That Are Ideal For Exploring With Your Friends

The marvelous forests of Earth vary drastically throughout the different regions and climates of the world. Despite their vast differences, they all manage to possess a mysterious, magical charm that transfixes our gaze. These organic monoliths can bring about a certain therapeutic sensation from within, perhaps a subconscious reminder of our primordial relationship with this living space vessel we call Earth.

For those of us that struggle to find the time to make it out to witness these natural works of art in person, the Bored Panda has graciously been accepting image submissions of some of the most remarkable forest photographs ever captured. With over 100 submissions, presented here is but a handful of these prodigious displays of the power of nature.

Taipingshan, Taiwan

Hallerbos, Belgium

Beskydy Mountains, Czech Republic

White Carpathians

Crooked Forest, Poland

The Moss Swamp In Romania

Kvacianska Dolina, Slovakia

Haute-loire, France

Ghost Tree Forest Mt. Seymour, British Columbia

Glendalough, County Wicklow, Ireland

North Greenwich, London, England

Hollyburn Enchanted Forest

Italy

Misty Forest

Monforte De Lemos, Galicia, Spain

Czech Republic

Otzarreta Forest, Basque Country, Spain

Stanton Moor, Peak District, Uk

Chinese Hemlock Trail, Taipingshan, Taiwan

Hoh Rain Forest, Washington