12 Fantastic Forests Around The World (PHOTOS)

11/17/2010 03:43 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

While we can't say we've ever seen a forest we didn't think was beautiful, certain forests around the world are known to cause jaw-dropping, picture-snapping, and spontaneous philosophizing.

While twelve of the world's tree-filled treasures are pictured below, we know there are plenty more stunning forests out there. As always, send us your photos and thoughts about any we may have missed!

And, as is the case with any natural site, be sure to do your eco-friendly research before visiting, so that future generations may likewise enjoy the beauty of these forests!

12 Fantastic Forests