The World’s Most Beautiful Forests

Whether you’re planning your next getaway or looking for some wanderlust inspired wallpapers, you’ll appreciate this visual hike through a few of the world’s most incredible forests. From fairytale-esque enchanted forests to woodlands perched over pristine waterfalls here are some of the most beautiful forests in the world!

Green Lake Region, Austria

Each year, the Green Lake region in Tragoess, Austria, floods and the waters submerge everything surrounding it, leaving trees, footpaths, bridges and benches under about 40 feet of water.


Peak District, England

England has many stunning forests, but among its best are the woods in the Peak District, located at the southern end of the Pennines. These enchanted forests are dotted with ancient gnarled trees which are prettiest when covered with a light layer of snow and frost.


Jiuzhaigou National Park, China

With its lush forestry surrounding turquoise log-strewn lakes, China’s Jiuzhaigou National Park is a sight to see, which owes its vivid hue to the crystals which line the bottom reflecting the light.


Keukenhof, Amsterdam

The vibrant Keukenhof is located in the picturesque town of Lisse, and is known to be one of the world’s most beautiful gardens. Just an hour train ride from Amsterdam, Keukenhof boasts a forest laced with more than seven million colorful blooms in all different shapes and patterns.


Sunken Forest, Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s mystical sunken forest rises from the crystal-clear Lake Kaindy, a natural phenomenon which began after a massive earthquake in 1911 that left the tall narrow trees partially submerged


Hallerbos, Belgium

Hallerbos is a forest located in Flemish Brabant, Belgium, and is famous for its annual explosion of bluebell flowers, which make their brief appearance during the spring. The Hallerbos in full bloom is surely a sight to behold.


Monkey Forest, Bali

The Monkey Forest may have a funny name, but it is seriously beautiful! Located in Ubud, Bali, the ancient woodland is home to more than 600 monkeys, and also boasts ancient Hindu temples and carvings that date all the way back to 1350!


Iguazu Falls, Argentina

The Iguazu Falls is a well known World Heritage site that spans the border between Argentina and Brazil.  Iguazu Falls is known for its dense green forestry which will amaze even the most seasoned of travelers.


Cypress Gardens, South Carolina

Here you can see the cypress trees of South Carolina in all their glory in the early morning mist. This forest provided the backdrop for the filming of The Notebook’s famous boat scene. It doesn’t get much more romantic than this!