Happy Arbor Day! Get ready to explore photos that capture the magic and sublime beauty of trees all year round — all in a single post. Plus, we included some beloved words written by poets and writers about nature’s most breathtaking gift. Read on, and share this story with a friend!


“I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees.”
– Pablo Neruda

Prelude to Spring by Logu Krishnan on 500px.com

row of cherry trees by Nora Swann on 500px.com

S P R I N G by Thomas Roux on 500px.com

Chidorigafuchi by Nuttapoom Amornpashara on 500px.com


“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the blue sky, is by no means waste of time.”
– John Lubbock

Misty Reflection by James Wheeler on 500px.com

Spruce needles with water drops by Elena Elisseeva on 500px.com

Bamboo Forest by keng po leung on 500px.com

Intruder by jae youn Ryu on 500px.com

Oak Alley Plantation by David C on 500px.com

Depth of forest by Jan Danek on 500px.com

Breathing Berlin by Alexander Haase on 500px.com

The Forest Of Light by Christian Wilmes on 500px.com

Winter wonderland by Impossi[A]ble on 500px.com

IvanM Namibia by Ivan Muller on 500px.com

Alien by Evgeni Dinev on 500px.com


“I knew how the trees would change, the air grow misted and chill;
I felt the gold twilight under the trees, the smell of earth-mould and crushed acorns,
and last of all, I knew, the leaves of the fig-tree would turn gold and fall slowly, one by one,
(always the falling of the fig-leaves is heavy with infinite melancholy—)
then one day a great gale would come thundering through the trees,
strip the last leaves from the poplars, and leave the landscape bare.”
– Dallas Kenmare Browne Kelsey

Autumn forest by Matija Ro?ak on 500px.com

apples in the autumn forest by Alexander Melnikov on 500px.com

Shining the sunlight by Yasunori Tomori on 500px.com

Dawn autumn colors by Paula Nimigean on 500px.com

Fall forest and lake by Elena Elisseeva on 500px.com

Autumn Landscape by Ognian Medarov on 500px.com

Fall Foliage by Jamie Hertter on 500px.com

Yellow Carpet by Evgeni Dinev on 500px.com

Pine forest in moment of sun shining through trees. by Anon Pichit on 500px.com


“I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines.”
– Henry David Thoreau

Winta! by Thomas Zagler on 500px.com

no title by Hannes Pacheiner on 500px.com

Winter snow-covered wood. by Vitalii Verevkin on 500px.com