10 Most Beautiful Forests In The World
Redwood National Park, California, United States
Established in 1968, Redwood National Park is located in northernmost coastal California, and is home to some of the world's tallest trees: old-growth coast redwoods. These magnificent trees can live to be 2,000 years old and grow to over 300 feet tall. Redwood Park's mosaic of habitats include prairie and oak woodlands, mighty rivers and streams, and 37 miles of pristine Pacific coastline.
Giant Sequoia National Monument, California, United States
It was designated by President William Jefferson Clinton in April 2000. The Monument now encompasses 328,315 acres. The giant sequoia is the world's largest tree. It grows naturally only in a narrow 60-mile band of mixed conifer forest on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California.
Sagano Bamboo Forest, Japan
A magnificent Bamboo forest in the district of Arashiyama, west to Kyoto, Japan
Black Forest, Germany
Schwarzwald or "Black Forest" is a wooded mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany. It's a destination for hiking and biking at vast nature parks, skiing Feldberg Mountain, and swimming and sailing Lake Titisee.
Crooked Forest, Poland
The Crooked Forest is a grove of oddly-shaped pine trees located outside of Nowe Czarnowo, West Pomerania, Poland. This grove of nearly 400 pines was planted around 1930, when its location was still within the German province of Pomerania. The reason why the pines are growing this way has not been carried out.
Jiuzhaigou Valley, Sichuan, China
Jiuzhaigou Valley is a nature reserve and national park located in the north of Sichuan province, China. Its name is due to the existence of nine stockade villages of Tibetan origin, and the Tibetan people always regard it as a holy mountain and watercourse. It is a great masterpiece of nature having dreamlike scenery, which combines blue lakes, waterfalls, verdant forests, and snow-covered mountains.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
A forest reserve named after the nearby town of Monteverde.The reserve consists of over 10,500 hectares (26,000 acres) of tropical rainforest and visited by around 70,000 visitors every year. The Reserve consists of 6 ecological zones and 90% of them are virgin forest. It is the most well known cloud forest in the world for its wide variety of biodiversity, important conservation contributions and scientific researches.
Daintree Rainforest, Australia
The Daintree Rainforest is a tropical rainforest region on the north east coast of Queensland, Australia. It is considered as the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest on the Australian continent. Along the coastline north of the Daintree River, tropical rainforest grows right down to the edge of the sea.
Amazon Rainforest, South America
The Amazon rainforest, covering much of northwestern Brazil and extending into Colombia and other South American countries, is the world's largest tropical rainforest, famous for its immense biodiversity. The Amazon represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforests, and it comprises the largest and most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest in the world.
Olympic National Forest, Washington, United States
Olympic National Forest encompasses the varied landscape of Washington's Olympic Peninsula from lush rain forests to deep canyons to high mountain ridges to ocean beaches. This diverse and scenic forest reaches the mid elevations of the Olympic Mountains, surrounding Olympic National Park.