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Some visitor centres are open – check individual web pages for more information. Our trails, toilets and car parks remain open. Plan ahead 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 KirroughtreeGalloway 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.

Photo © VisitScotland

Galloway Forest Park

 

Snowy hills over Loch MorlichGlenmore 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.

Photo © VisitScotland

Glenmore Forest Park

 

Loch Ard forest with river in the centre and trees and hills to either sideQueen 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 View, showing the river Tay with hills and trees to either sideTay 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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