Many people think that forests are only trees, but in fact, the forest ecosystem is more diverse than you think.
Here are the 9 most famous forests in the world because of their natural beauty.
Discover the most beautiful forests in the world
Banff National Park, Canada
Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest national park, located in the province of Alberta, west of Calgary. The park is famous for its spectacular alpine scenery, huge glaciers and even ice fields.
Amazon Rainforest, South America
The Amazon Forest is located in South America, spanning over 7,000,000 square kilometers. More than 60% of the Amazon is located in Brazil. The Amazon accounts for half of the planet’s total rainforest area, making it the largest rainforest in the world.
Lake Heron, United States
This beautiful lake with cypress trees is located in the Shawnee forest of Belnap, Illinois. The forest is home to a variety of cypress, willow, fern and beautiful vegetation.
Sagano Bamboo Forest, Japan
The beautiful Sagano Bamboo Forest is located along the western suburbs of Kyoto, Japan. This is the largest tourist attraction in the country. Here, you can visit Tenryu-ji Temple, just by walking a short distance.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park of China
Zhangjiajie National Park is located on top of a very beautiful area of Hunan Province. Sandstone columns are the biggest attraction of this famous Chinese park. They are the result of erosion that occurred over millions of years.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve, Costa Rica
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve is known for its diverse flora and fauna. This wonderful forest is located along the Cordillera de Tilarán mountain range in the provinces of Puntarenas and Alajuela.
Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar
Avenue of the Baobabs is on a road between Morondava and Belon’i Tsiribihina, in the Menabe region of Western Madagascar. The baobab trees here are over 800 years old, and there are only 20-25 baobabs still growing in the forest.
Stone Forest, China
This spectacular forest is located in Shilin Yi Autonomous County, Yunnan Province, China. Towering limestone formations are thought to date back more than 270 million years! The forest is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mangrove tunnel, Honduras
The mangrove tunnel tours are a major tourist attraction activity in Honduras. They take you through the cultural heritage of the Caribbean. This is definitely a must visit if you come across Honduras.