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Most of our visitor centres, car parks and mountain bike trails are now open. Check what’s open near you before you travel and enjoy your visit safely.

Our Forest Parks are a collection of some of Scotland's best forests. From glittering lochs and epic glens, rich in wildlife and history, there’s so much to see and do.

You’ll find activities like walking, cycling or mountain biking, close encounters with our native wildlife, and welcoming visitor centres to grab a bite or escape the rain.

The beach at ArdentinnyArgyll Forest Park

Roam around Argyll Forest Park's peaceful walking trails, cross-country mountain bike centres and wildlife hides, from the rugged beauty of the Arrochar Alps to the towering trees of Benmore.

Argyll Forest Park


Starry sky over Kirroughtree © VisitScotlandGalloway Forest Park

Famed for its dark skies, this forest is equally picturesque during the day. It’s the perfect place for a family day out thanks to its easy walks and friendly visitor centres.

Galloway Forest Park


Snowy hills over Loch Morlich © VisitScotlandGlenmore Forest Park

Tucked away in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Glenmore is a great place for hiking. Watersports enthusiasts can take to the waves at Loch Morlich, while nature buffs can delve into this haven for wildlife.

Glenmore Forest Park


Loch Ard forestQueen Elizabeth Forest Park

Sail by steamship along legendary Loch Katrine or picnic on the bonny banks of Loch Lomond. Swing through the treetops on Go Ape, or cycle amongst woodland sculptures or strolling through ancient oaks.

Queen Elizabeth Forest Park


Queens ViewTay Forest Park

Wonder at the tall trees, majestic views and mysterious tales of Tay Forest Park. Explore the weird and wonderful fables of Weem or drink in the iconic vista at Queen’s View.

Tay Forest Park


Mountain biker at InnerleithenTweed Valley Forest Park

Brace yourself for adventure in the forests that pepper the banks of the River Tweed. Horse riders will love the endless winding trails, while this Forest Park boast some of Britain’s best mountain biking trails.

Tweed Valley Forest Park

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