There is something mysterious and whimsical about the forest. The dense trees cluster to hide a whole separate world of odd and interesting discoveries you won't find anywhere else. Bored Panda has rounded up photos of the stranges, coolest and curious finds people have documented from their walks in the forest.
From forgotten objects transformed into moss-covered relics to visual wonders created by mother nature herself to logs and trees accessorized by dedicated visitors (or fairies). Scroll down to check out these delightful photographs that might inspire you to go wandering off the beaten path and explore the woods. And don't forget to upvote your favs!
I Found This In My Local Woods
This is a memorial for loyal companions that crossed the Rainbow Bridge. So many good boys and girls. So much unconditional love.
One of the reasons your lungs feel refreshed when walking through a pine forest is because of an anti-inflammatory compound called a-Pinene, found in conifers. It is used as a bronchodilator in the treatment of asthma and abundantly present in marijuana.
I Was Out For A Walk In The Woods Today And Almost Stepped On This Beauty
There is a 2400 year old giant “honey mushroom” in Oregon, covering 2200 acres, slowly killing off the trees in the forest. It is the largest living organism on the planet.
In the Battle of Hurtgen Forest during WW2, the forest was so dense and dark and hard to navigate that the German and Allied medics shared an aid station in the only building either could easily find.
Me And My Girlfriend Were Walking In The Woods The Other Week And Saw A Rainbow Pool For The First Time
Buddy Of Mine Came Across This Dinosaur In The Woods The Other Day
The Redwood Forest in northern California is famous for its towering redwood trees which can grow more than 350 feet tall. This is the height on an average skyscraper. Some redwood trees are so big that miniature forests grow on their upper branches.
This Tree I Found Hiking Looks Like A Forest Monster Watching Over You
A man called Jadav Payeng single-handedly planted a forest bigger than Central Park to save Majuli Island in Northern India from erosion. The forest is now home to large amounts of stray wildlife.
I Went For A Walk In The Forest And Came Upon This Ponderosa Pine Tree That Had Been Struck By Lightning
Found Old Dog Tags In A Metal Pile In Our Woods. Reunited Them With His Wife, Who Lost Her Husband Of 60 Years In 2010
This Stick I Found Looks Like A Burning Torch, Flame Included!
Found This Mushroom While Hiking In The Woods, There’s Gotta Be A Rabbit Hole Nearby
I Found A Memorial For A Fallen Tree While Hiking
I Was Driving Through The Back Roads Of Pennsylvania On The Way To A Camping Spot And Found A Mountain Of Ceramic Dishes And Tea Cups In The Middle Of The Woods
What My Parents Found On Their Hike
So I Was Walking In A Forrest Near My City And Found This
Sign I Found In The Woods That Depicts A Man Jumping Over Some Scary Looking Hands
I Was Out Fossil Hunting In A Wash After A Thunderstorm. I Figured It Had To Uncover A Bit Of Stuff Down In The Streambed. I Found This
My Brother Found This (Missile?) In The Woods In Tennessee
Hiking Through The Woods On A Hot Day, Came Across This Oasis
I Found An Old Crematorium In The Woods Of An Uninhabited Island
Friend Found This While Hiking The Connecticut Wilderness
Found Something That Looked Like A Coffin In The Woods Today
Imagine Walking In The Woods And Finding This. Well, That's What Happened To Me
Found These Caterpillars Performing Some Special Ritual In The Woods Today
You Find A Freezer In The Woods, Duct Taped Shut. Do You Open It?
Found A Note On A Hike
As people pointed out, this is upside-down and in farsi: she's asking for forgiveness and for the forces to give these people: American Airline's CEO in 1990 and a driver she spat on, stealing wine from an Armenian guy in Pasadena, little girl that liven in number 9 Saadi alleyway in Javadieh neighborhood (it's in Tehran) which she spat on, to be given dignity, wealth, complete physical and mental health in this world and the next.