There is something mysterious and whimsical about the forest. The dense trees cluster to hide a whole separate world of odd and exciting discoveries you won’t find anywhere else. Bored Panda has rounded up photos of the stranges, most relaxed 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!

 
#1

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.

#2

Buddy Of Mine Came Across This Dinosaur In The Woods The Other Day

 
#3

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.

#4

My Girlfriend And I Were Walking In The Woods The Other Week And Saw A Rainbow Pool For The First Time

 
 
#5

Found This In The Woods Today

 

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.

#6

Standing In A Huge Pond That Sinks Every Dry Season

 
#7

Abandoned Russian House Found In The Woods

 
 

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.

#8

Found This In The Woods While Trail Riding

 
 
#9

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.

#10

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

 
#11

I Went For A Walk In The Forest And Came Upon This Ponderosa Pine Tree That Had Been Struck By Lightning

 
#12

Stairs To Nowhere In New Hampshire

 
#13

Found This Sword In Epping Forest, England

 
#14

Found This Mushroom While Hiking In The Woods, There’s Gotta Be A Rabbit Hole Nearby

 
 
#15

This Moss Covered Boot Found In The Woods

 
#16

This Stick I Found Looks Like A Burning Torch, Flame Included!

 
#17

*shhh* It’s A Flock Of Wild Toilets Roosting

 
#18

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

 
#19

I Found A Memorial For A Fallen Tree While Hiking

 
#20

Moved To Wisconsin. Found This In The Woods

 
#21

Found This Purple Lil Guy Hiking In PA

 
#22

Abandoned Train Tunnel We Found In The Woods

 
#23

What My Parents Found On Their Hike

 
#24

The sign I Found In The Woods That Depicts A Man Jumping Over Some Scary Looking Hands

 
 
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#26

So I Was Walking In A Forrest Near My City And Found This

 
#27

Found This Bottle With Moss While Walking In The Woods

 
#28

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

 
#29

Came Across An Overgrown Cemetery In The Woods

 
#30

Found This Fireplace In The Woods While Adventuring

 
#31

Hiking Through The Woods On A Hot Day, Came Across This Oasis

 
#32

My Brother Found This (Missile?) In The Woods In Tennessee

 
#33

Found This Phone Booth In The Middle Of The Woods

 
#34

I Found A Dead Robot In The Woods Behind My House

 
 
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#36

My Dog Found A Large Pile Of Carrots In The Woods

 
#37

Found This Bicycle In The Woods. Someone Had Big Plans?

 
#38

Found 43 Bucks In A Pair Of Jeans In The Woods

 
#39

I Found An Old Crematorium In The Woods Of An Uninhabited Island

 
#40

Friend Found This While Hiking The Connecticut Wilderness

 

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