When we think of forests we might imagine green, leafy, beautiful trees.
But there’s also something very sinister about the forests. Many forests are steeped in history with frightening stories of fierce battles, murders and suicides.
So maybe this explains why so many forests are said to be haunted and here we have 11 most terrifying forests around the world.
1. Aokigahara Forest – Japan
Aokigahara forest is also Known as the Sea of Trees and Suicide Forest, this dense forest at the Northwest base of Mount Fuji.
2. Isla de las Munecas – Mexico
In this Island near Mexico city, the trees are strung with hundreds of creepy dolls. This might haunt you just like a horror movie. The island’s only inhabitant, Don Julian Santana, discovered the dead body of a girl floating on the water with a doll, from then he hung thousands of dolls on a tree in tribute to her.
3. Hoia Baciu Forest – Romania
Hoia Baciu Woods is located in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and is one of the most haunted forest in the world. Even the trees of this forest are weird. The forest got its name after a shepherd who vanished in the forest along with his 200 sheep.
4. Wychwood Forest -England
The Wychwood forest of England is also filled with different stories like “A hand reaching out to touch the shoulder of a solitary person” or “A horse-drawn cart carrying a couple with two sobbing children”.
5. Black Forest – Germany
This 6,000 km² forest is located along the Rhine River in southwestern Germany. The forest is so dense that sunlight rarely pierces through. Which makes it ideal playground for werewolves and witches.
6. The Red Forest – Ukraine
Unfortunately, this is among the most contaminated places in the world because of the terrible nuclear accident in 1986, due to which the pine forest around the station turned to ginger-brown color and eventually died.
7. Blackville Forest – Canada
The story of this forest begins when a young Irishman named Ryan came to Blackville in New Brunswick, Canada. He found a job as a cook in a lumber camp but one day his boss killed him for money and buried him in the woods. Since then the forest was filled with horrible noises and yells.