Welcome to Outdoor Sanctuaries, a place for pictures, quotes and links about the places in nature that offer a tranquil refuge from the stresses of everyday life.

Untitled by Niklas Passmann I've always had a great appreciation for the "shaft of light in the forest" shots. There's so much you can draw, emotionally, from something so simple.

tree this picture reminds me of a poem I loved as a child. Something like "If you can't be the tree at the top of the hill, be the shrub at the bottom but be, the best little shurb that grows in the vale. Be the best life that people will see.

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these are so pretty white trees! ive never seen a white tree in real life, i want to though.


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Foggy Path by Kyle D Adams

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Winding roads in Marin County. Photo: @al3xtav by herschelsupply

coffeentrees: Winding roads in Marin County. Photo: by herschelsupply Well, this makes me homesick.


“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.