Forests You Should Never Visit Alone (and the Terrifying Reasons Why)
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Forests You Should Never Visit Alone (and the Terrifying Reasons Why)

August 13, 2019

By day, the scenery can be incredibly calm
and beautiful… even stunning. However dusk begins early in a sea of trees,
and as daylight begins to wane, the hapless visitor may realize, he has not allowed for
enough time, to get out of the forest before nightfall. If only he had partnered with another hiker,
he may not have ended up at night, in one of the forests, you should never visit alone. Robinson Woods in Illinois covers land that
was appropriated from three different tribes of Native Americans, the Pottawatomie, Ottawa,
and Chippewa nations. Robinson was the European name adopted by
the last family of Indians to remain, the family of Chief Chee-chee-pin-quay, who was
also known as Alexander. After their house was burned to the ground
in 1955 by offenders unknown, the wood became their final resting place. In winter, in the vicinity of the indigenous
burial ground, people report the smell of lilacs in the air. During the day a herd of deer may defy the
nature of the animal, by running circles around visitors, for no apparent reason. At night appear orbs of light, believed to
be the spirits of the family. Another house that was burned to the ground,
from colonial times, gives its name to the “Old House Woods” of Virginia. This forest, near the Chesapeake Bay, is bordered
by the Atlantic Ocean, and the nearby port town of Mathews, was visited in the 1700’s,
by British soldiers and pirates. Here the ghosts of the British are said to
be occasionally joined, by the spectre of a headless dog. A lesser bay on the coast, known as Whites
Creek, is also the site where in the 19th century, a fisherman is reported to have seen
a pirate ship of old, sailing inland on the bay. But the vessel did not rest when it came to
the shore… instead it continued to sail, over the beach and dry land, as the spectral
ship disappeared slowly into the forest. A forested area in the city of Wildwood, Missouri,
adjacent to the Meramec River, is truly the haunted wood for unbelievers. Visitors often get the feeling of being watched. Its only access is the infamous Zombie Road,
which runs parallel to the river, and the bed of the railroad, which also once followed
the waterway. In the daytime, footsteps may be heard, coming
from just inside the forest, flanking the road. To lay its tracks in 1863, the railroad company
employed mainly Irish immigrants. The work was dangerous, as the men were required
to position the iron rails over the cross ties, by brute force. More than one worker lost his life, by means
of grisly accident, and their souls may still walk the line at night. The phantom bodies are said to glow with a
light of bluish-white, but if they are approached, they disappear. In Northern Ireland, ancient stone circles
buried deep in the forest of Ballyboley, gave the site its reputation, as a place of worship,
in the religious ceremonies of the ancient Druids. Another legend claims that Ballyboley conceals
an entrance to the Celtic Underworld. The legend says that an alarming number of
disappearances took place within the wood, between the 15th and 17th centuries, with
no explanation as to where the missing people ended up. In 1997, a scream was heard by two men who
were hiking in the forest. Their search for the victim, ended only with
the discovery of a tree, which was covered with gore. As they retreated along the trail, the men
could not help but look back. Standing next to the tree, four human figures
now appeared, with hoods over their heads, who evidently were watching them leave. In 2016, a rave was held in the same wooded
area. It is said that none of the participants can
remember a single detail, of their attendance at this event. In France during World War One, the forest
of Verdun was the site of the longest battle in history. Throughout the year of 1916, it reduced both
sides, German and French, by a total approaching one million human casualties. Artillery transformed the battlefield into
a crater-filled moonscape, that remains to this day. It is still littered with so much unexploded
ordinance, barbed wire and arsenic, that crops refuse to grow.


  • Reply rik is January 3, 2019 at 10:31 am


  • Reply Brother Seamus January 3, 2019 at 10:32 am

    Happy new year nightterrors. โ˜บ๐Ÿ‘

  • Reply Dinkum Aussie January 3, 2019 at 10:35 am

    Great advice as always, thank you bill for yet another fantastic tale! Told like no one can ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘

  • Reply Christopher Miller January 3, 2019 at 10:40 am

    Stunning stuff

  • Reply splo1nger January 3, 2019 at 10:46 am

    Morning Bill and Tina.
    Yay Ballyboley forest, the hooded men were probably me and a freind though lol.

  • Reply Christopher Miller January 3, 2019 at 10:47 am

    That little guy with the cape though (; heck yeah man, this is what I'm talkin about lol

  • Reply Audrรฉe January 3, 2019 at 10:47 am

    Happy New Year Night Terrorโ€™s! Wishing you health, happiness and continued success in 2019. ๐Ÿฆ‹

  • Reply Akram Musa January 3, 2019 at 10:48 am

    that remind me with an incident happened to me back on my service days 1999 when i had to walk alone in the desert at night and it was completely dark the fatigue and lack of water make you hear things that are not there
    love the video thanks

  • Reply Cushiee Nowal January 3, 2019 at 10:50 am

    Headless dogs really

  • Reply Minister E H January 3, 2019 at 10:51 am

    That's first one stomped me because I'm from IL close that area… never heard this one… should check out Haunted Decatur IL. Lived 25 mins from Dec. IL … ty for this video sweetheart ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜

  • Reply ben January 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

    i love the video

  • Reply SuryaDas January 3, 2019 at 11:05 am

    ๐ŸŒž!!!Suprabhat Bill, Tina, and faithful Night Terrors followers!!!๐ŸŒž โ˜•๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฅ“๐Ÿณ๐ŸŽƒ I really enjoyed this episode, good sir, and think that it's great one of places feature is in Illinois. This is the state I moved to and became a citizen so many years ago (I am from India). I would also like to add that you are looking quite dashing and definitely thinner, Bill! Well done my sharp dressed friend (and I hope that's the result of healthy lifestyle and not from running over an old gypsy's mother๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜›) haha! Just making some joke, good sir. I hope everyone is enjoying this 3rd day into our new year! Pranams! ๐Ÿ™

  • Reply Space Pirates January 3, 2019 at 11:10 am

    Very awesome video! Thank you Bill and Tina, I absolutely enjoyed it! โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

  • Reply darcide caesaria January 3, 2019 at 11:14 am

    Happy new year!!!!that little blonde kid needs a butt whooping!!!lol

  • Reply MichaelLee469 January 3, 2019 at 11:23 am

    Another fantastic video, Bill! I always look forward to your uploads.

  • Reply Nancy Goo January 3, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    Happy New Year Bill and Tina, wishing you all the best in 2019! Great show as usual, very interesting! Thank you!

  • Reply Sunshine Girl January 3, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    The most perfect way to wake up!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽˆ Love to you Bill and Tina๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž

  • Reply TakohamoOlsen2 January 3, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    Dad and I travelled to Romania about 32 years ago. We went to Hoia Bacu forest. No way did I go in, but dad did and reckons it was fantastic.

  • Reply Carol Crane January 3, 2019 at 12:40 pm

    โ€œThere are an infinite number of universes existing side by side and through which our consciousnesses constantly pass. In these universes, all possibilities exist. You are alive in some, long dead in others, and never existed in still others. Many of our โ€œghostsโ€ could indeed be visions of people going about their business in a parallel universe or another time โ€“ or both.โ€ โ€” Paul F. Eno ๐Ÿ’€

  • Reply Kimberly Renรฉe Mills January 3, 2019 at 12:52 pm

    Many thanks for another great video! Godspeed to Bill and everyone who collaborates with the Night Terrors productions and your families. Have an awesome day, waking up to watch this sure made my day. It always does! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ•Š

    Happy New Year to you and yours too!๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Love from Canada!

  • Reply Don't, Jim Angius January 3, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    Yโ€™all are so weird with this music.

  • Reply Auntie M January 3, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    At 4:25….Was that Inky, blinky, pinky or clyde ? ๐Ÿคก๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’‹

  • Reply Mrs. EliteNugz January 3, 2019 at 1:17 pm

    So nice to wake up to a upload from you Bill ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’ช
    Awesome job as always! ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’œ
    Hope everyone is having a awesome start to the new year ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ†๐ŸŽ‡๐ŸŽ†๐ŸŽ‰

  • Reply M.S. Davis January 3, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    Happy New Year โ˜ ๏ธ๐Ÿ’€

  • Reply Brother Malachai January 3, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    Starting the year right w/ NightTerrors!

  • Reply Space Policeman Of Space January 3, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    You couldn't PAY me to go to a forest. Happy New Year Bill and friends!

  • Reply Now I see * January 3, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    Wish i could visit em all. ๐Ÿ‘€

  • Reply Gothic Dragon warrior Queen January 3, 2019 at 1:46 pm

    Scary interesting!!!โ˜ป๐Ÿ’€โ˜ ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ•ธ๐Ÿ•ท

  • Reply Chris Stick January 3, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    Thanks for another great video! My only regret is that I didn't watch it by a roaring campfire in the dark woods. I always look forward to your videos, and I look forward to 2019 and all the years to come. Happy New Year!

  • Reply Mocking Bird Lane January 3, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    Great vid ๐Ÿ‘Bill, lots of unusual places I had not heard of. โœŒ๐Ÿฆ

  • Reply Camilo Gaviria January 3, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    Thanks for the entertainment Night Terrors!! Happy 2019

  • Reply Brian Sullivan January 3, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    WoooHooo another good one!

  • Reply Tinisha Searle January 3, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    Yay you uploaded on my Birthday ๐Ÿ˜Š. I love your videos ๐Ÿ’–

  • Reply Leonard Stubbs January 3, 2019 at 5:05 pm


  • Reply piet mondrianstudent January 3, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    You might enjoy Paulides's book Missing 411….it would make an interesting story for you….there is a lot of YT content about this and most is in the public domain, probably… (also the forest stairs thing is debunked, fwiw).

  • Reply Crystal Garcia January 3, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Thanks Bill. Always a ๐Ÿ‘

  • Reply BIG AL ONE January 3, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    I recently discovered an abandoned park nearly in the center of a fair sized city. Frankly, it is my opinion that it was hit by an interdimensional portal. The park is dead – birds and small animals are not interested in occupying it. Sound has to make an effort to be heard and it has an unusually cooler temprature than other wooded areas.
    Until two months ago, I lived nearly 40 years in Alaska. Half of those years in the undeveloped wilderness. I have experienced these "dead spots" many times…. There's nothing good about them.
    Even nature itself tends to say; "Keep Out."

  • Reply 83moonchild January 3, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    Brilliant as ever. Thank you for all your work bringing us these vids! Xx

  • Reply Michelle Fury January 3, 2019 at 5:56 pm

    BEST CHANNEL EVER!! Happy New Year!!!!

  • Reply World of Retro Gameplay January 3, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Another fantastic video from one of my favorite Youtubers! I hope you had a great Christmas and I also hope you have a Happy New Year, Bill!

  • Reply ENOCH January 3, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    great videos buddy. love the narration !!!!

  • Reply YellowRoseforTexas January 3, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    Another great one, Bill. Hope you and Tina had a good New Years, and wish you both many more to come.

  • Reply lilrubberducky2 January 3, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    That was one interesting story!

  • Reply sledge hammer January 3, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    What are Yasiel Puig and Juan Uribe doing in Northern Ireland? Those guys in hoods were actually utility infielders for the Belfast Bats. An obscure and little-known team in the AA Division of the Celtic League. Part of the Red Sox farm system. Juan and Yasiel were there helping with their training.

  • Reply babalon 777 January 3, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    Wow, this time the visuals are all serious, love it just as much. Happy New Year!!!

  • Reply kpzcbttp January 3, 2019 at 10:11 pm

    Very intriguing Bill,ย  thank you!

  • Reply The Gnostic Truth January 3, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    "Rave attendees fail to remember a single detail of the event".

  • Reply Maggie Buchanan January 3, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    Very enjoyable Bill ! I think this will be your year to get 100,000 subscribers…..Keeping my fingers crossed for you !! Thanks for your hard work !! Good Luck & Happy New Year !!

  • Reply Militiaman71 January 3, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    I'm subscribed to over 500 channels. This channel has to be one of my favorites. I look forward to every new video.

  • Reply supr75 January 4, 2019 at 4:55 am

    another awesome upload!!!

  • Reply Mari Lynne January 4, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    Bill you are my FAVORITE YouTube story teller. I love your voice. I've commented before all very positive so please take this as constructive criticism. I feel your background music takes away from what your saying at times. I'm not saying dont use it… maybe just turn it down. It drowns you out. Keep up the amazing work love ya!

  • Reply Bertram Madu January 5, 2019 at 10:57 am


  • Reply Jose Cuevas January 6, 2019 at 7:55 pm

    Nice I enjoyed the stories

  • Reply ExGr1nds January 10, 2019 at 8:53 am

    The only scary thing is when u go to twitter and search Wendy's u will get roasted

  • Reply Rey Vinicio January 10, 2019 at 10:04 am


  • Reply Richard Collier January 12, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    All I remember is that somebody was transformed into an owl and then into a bipedal headless Dalmatian. But that songstress catapulted me into a delirium from which I shall never return.

  • Reply Luv Autumn Blaze Pony January 26, 2019 at 5:28 am

    Happy very belated New Year.

  • Reply A Shot of Bourbon With a Nightmare Chaser March 30, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    Absolutely going to Illinois for this. I should bring a friend. Where does one find those at?

  • Reply Jimmy JONES April 18, 2019 at 5:35 am

    not good lost at night in the forest . never find your way out . no no no

  • Reply eXplorer May 10, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    Excellent movie!

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