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179 Forests to explore in United States

United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge and Visitor Center
Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge and Visitor Center9383 El Rancho Ln, Alamosa, CO 81101, USA

The Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge covers 11,169 acres of high desert uplands and riparian wetlands in the San Luis Valley.The site consists of wet meadows, river oxbows and riparian corridor primarily within the flood plain of the Rio Grande, and dry uplands vegetated with greasewood and saltbush.It is considered to be more wild and less intensely managed than the nearby Monte Vista refuge.

Alexander Springs Recreation Area
Alexander Springs Recreation Area49525 County Rd 445, Altoona, FL 32702, USA

There are 7,941 acres in the wilderness. The Alexander Springs Wilderness is located in the Ocala National Forest, which is the oldest forest east of the Mississippi.

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309, USA

This is a huge biosphere reserve located in the heart of Leon county, Florida. The gardens are also a U.S. historic district known as the Killearn Plantation Archeological and Historic District. According to the National Register of Historic Places, it contains 18 historic buildings, 4 structures, and 4 objects. These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred. b and Louis Mc lay after they purchased this as their winter home.

Amerson River Park
Amerson River Park2551 Pierce Dr N, Macon, GA 31204, USA

Amerson River Park contains 180 acres of pristine forests, meadows, and wetlands surrounded by a river oxbow. The park boasts several high bluffs that provide beautiful views of the river and its banks.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
Ancient Bristlecone Pine ForestWhite Mountain Rd, Bishop, CA 93514, USA

The Methuselah Grove in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest is the location of the "Methuselah", a Great Basin bristlecone pine that is 4,851 years old. It is considered to be the world's oldest known and confirmed living non-clonal organism. The Methuselah Grove trail includes the side valley of the Methuselah Grove where the oldest tree lives

Año Nuevo State Park
Año Nuevo State Park1 New Years Creek Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060, USA

Año Nuevo State Park is a state park of California which are known for their pinniped rookeries. Located in San Mateo County. The reserve contains a diversity of plant communities, including old growth forest, freshwater marsh, red alder riparian forest and knobcone pine forest.

Apache National Forest
Apache National ForestApache National Forest, Arizona 85922, USA

Apache National Forest was established by the U.S. Forest Service in Arizona and New Mexico with 1,302,711 acres from portions of Black Mesa National Forest. In 1974 the entire forest was administratively combined with Sitgreaves National Forest to create Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests.

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Apache-Sitgreaves National ForestClifton, AZ 85533, USA

The Apache and Sitgreaves National Forests, administered as one National Forest, encompass over two million acres of magnificent mountain country in east-central Arizona. The major attractions are the Mogollon Rim and the string of man-made lakes. From the Rim's 7600-foot elevation, vista points provide inspiring views of the low country to the south and west. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix, Arizona, residents.

Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests
Arapaho and Roosevelt National ForestsGilpin Mine, Colorado 80422, USA

The Arapaho National Forest was established by Theodore Roosevelt on July 1, 1908. The Roosevelt National Forest, originally part of the Medicine Bow Forest Reserve, was first named the Colorado National Forest in 1910 and was renamed by President Herbert Hoover to honor President Theodore Roosevelt in 1932. The Pawnee National Grassland was transferred to the Forest Service from the Soil Conservation Service in 1954. It was designated a national grassland in 1960.

Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests

Arapaho National Forest is a National Forest located in north-central Colorado, United States. The region is managed jointly with the Roosevelt National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from the United States Forest Service office in Fort Collins, Colorado. It has a wildlife refuge which manages a protection for all birds and mammals. The forest includes part of the high Rockies and river valleys in the upper watershed of the Colorado River and South Platte River.

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness
Aravaipa Canyon WildernessWinkelman, AZ 85192, USA

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness is a 19,410 acres wilderness area located in the U.S. State of Arizona.The wilderness includes the 11-mile long Aravaipa Canyon, the surrounding tablelands and nine side canyons. The Nature Conservancy's Aravaipa Canyon Preserve protects 7,000 acres of private land and is contiguous with the BLM wilderness area. A permit and fee are required to enter Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness. Use is limited to 50 people per day.

Avalon State Park
Avalon State ParkN Hwy A1A, Fort Pierce, FL 34949, USA

Avalon State Park is a Florida State Park, located on North Hutchinson Island, 4 miles north of Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, along A1A. Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year .

Belmore State Forest
Belmore State ForestGreen Cove Springs, FL 32043, USA

Belmore State Forest consists of two separate tracts totalling 12,262 acres. On the northern side is the Satsuma Tract, which borders Camp Blanding, while on the southern side is a tract of 8,737 acres.

Big Cypress National Preserve
Big Cypress National Preserve33100 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141, USA

Big Cypress National Preserve is a United States National Preserve located in South Florida. borders the wet freshwater marl prairies of Everglades National Park to the south, and other state and federally protected cypress country in the west. became the first national preserves in the United States National Park System when it was established.

Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge
Bill Williams River National Wildlife RefugeLake Havasu City, AZ 86406, USA

Bill Williams Wildlife Refuge is home to over 6,000 acres of habitat, 355 species of birds, 34 documented reptiles, 40 species of butterflies, 57 species of mammals, 7 amphibians, and a plethora of indigenous wildlife. The refuge is ideal for both amateur and professional photographers. With one sweep of the shutter, you can capture cottonwood forests, saguaro cacti, black rock mountains, babbling streams, and breathtaking sunsets.

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park is an American national park in southern Florida, south of Miami. The park preserves Biscayne Bay and its offshore barrier reefs. Ninety-five percent of the park is water, and the shore of the bay is the location of an extensive mangrove forest. Daily a lot of people visit this place and is a famous tourist attraction in Miami Dade county.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness is located in Montrose County, Colorado. This wilderness area is bounded by the Gunnison River on the west and the Uncompahgre Plateau on the east. The canyon itself is approximately 12 miles long and 2,000 feet deep. The walls of the canyon are steep and lined with various types of rock, including granite, gneiss, and schist. The canyon floor is strewn with boulders and debris from rockslides.

Bluff Lake Nature Center
Bluff Lake Nature Center11255 E M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Denver, CO 80238, USA

A beautiful and wild 123-acre wildlife refuge and environmental education center in Denver, Colorado, located along Sand Creek on the eastern edge of the former Stapleton International Airport. It consists of a variety of native habitats including wetlands, short-grass prairie, a riparian zone and wetland woodland. it is free and open to the public, serving a role as unplanned open space for children and families in the nearby neighborhoods.

Boyd Lake State Park
Boyd Lake State Park3720 N County Rd 11c, Loveland, CO 80538, USA

Boyd Lake State Park is a smaller area that surrounds Boyd Lake and sports a boat ramp, marina, swim beach, concessions and so more. The park sometimes holds events for the public including fishing derbies and clinics, education programs, and volunteer projects. Activities permitted within the park include boating, fishing, picnicking, swimming, hiking, biking, and hunting.

Breckenridge Reservoir
Breckenridge ReservoirBreckenridge Reservoir, Virginia 22172, USA

Breckenridge Reservoir is a small reservoir on Chopawamsic Creek in Prince William and Stafford counties, Virginia. The reservoir's western shore is the Marine Corps Base Quantico and the eastern shore is a part of Prince William Forest Park, The reservoir is open to fishing along with a Virginia fishing license and Marine Corps Base Quantico permit.

Map of Forests to explore in United States