47 Forests in United States that you should visit - With photos & details

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47 Forests to explore in United States

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

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 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 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 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.

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 .

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.

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.

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.

Butano State Park1500 Cloverdale Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060, USA

This is a state park of California showcasing a secluded redwood-filled canyon. The park features miles of hiking trails, 21 drive-in campsites, and 18 walk-in campsites, restrooms and more. Guided nature walk and weekend campfire programs are offered during the summer.

Catalina State Park11570 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85737, USA

Catalina State Park is a state park of Arizona, United States, that is adjacent to Coronado National Forest on the western slopes of the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson.

Cedar Hill State Park1570 FM1382, Cedar Hill, TX 75104, USA

A great place to escape from the hustle-bustle life of the metroplex, which was covered with lush greenery and a cool place for fishing and boating. It is also hie for so many varieties of migratory birds.

Chattahoochee Nature Center9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA 30075, USA

The Chattahoochee Nature Center is a private, non-profit environmental education facility in Roswell, Georgia. Located on 127 acres adjacent to the Chattahoochee River, the nature center focuses on educational outreach through the use of live flora and fauna. The mission of the Chattahoochee Nature Center is to connect people to nature.

Cleveland National ForestCo Hwy S7, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070, USA

This is a national forest that encompasses around 460,000 acres which is a warm dry Mediterranean climate that prevails over the Forest. It is the southernmost National forest of California. It is administered by the United States Forest Service, which is a government agency.

Dyke Marsh PreserveAlexandria, VA 22307, USA

Dyke Marsh consists of about 380 acres of tidal marsh, floodplain, and swamp forest. It formed 5,000 to 7,000 years ago. It is one of the largest remaining pieces of freshwater tidal wetlands left in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.

Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary440 Wilchester Blvd, Houston, TX 77079, USA

This is a nature sanctuary which was located in Houston, Texas. the sanctuary includes a restored log cabin for hosting educational programs and houses administrative offices for the Houston Audubon Society. There also operates a plant nursery that provides wildflowers and grasses for coastal prairie restoration projects or offered for sale to support the Audubon programs. This sanctuary was a rich collection of wildlife, flora and fauna.

Everglades National Park is an American national park that protects the southern twenty percent of the original Everglades in Florida. The park is the largest tropical wilderness in the United States, and the largest wilderness of any kind east of the Mississippi River.

Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge12638 Darby Brook Ct, Woodbridge, VA 22192, USA

The Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge located along the Potomac River in Virginia, at the point where it meets Neabsco Creek. The refuge covers wetlands and woodlands, and has a railroad right-of-way bordering its western edge. It is currently closed to the public, but has been considered as a possible portion of the route for the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail.

Forest ParkForest Park, Queens, NY, USA

The tenth-largest park in New York City and the third-largest in Queens. The park contains 165 acres of trees, including the largest continuous oak forest. Some trees are more than a century and a half old. The park sits on hills left behind by the Wisconsin glacier and is a haven for native plants and wildlife in the midst of the city's sprawl.

Ft Pierce Inlet State Park905 Shorewinds Dr, Fort Pierce, FL 34949, USA

Fort Pierce Inlet State Park is a 340-acre part of the Florida State Park system. It consists of beaches, dunes and a coastal hammock between the Atlantic Ocean and the waters of Tucker Cove, an indentation of the Indian River Lagoon.

Harbison State ForestHarbison State Forest, Columbia, SC, USA

Harbison State Forest is a South Carolina State Forest in Richland County, South Carolina. The forest is found in the Midlands region of central South Carolina and comprises 2,177 acres of woodland, meadowland, and bottomland located alongside the Broad River in Richland County, South Carolina.