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For the location, see The Whispering Forest (town).
There is a thin semantic line separating weird and beautiful. And that line is covered in jellyfish. Welcome to Night Vale.
— Cecil

"The Whispering Forest" is the 22nd episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on May 1, 2013.


A beautiful and alluring forest suddenly appears just outside of town. Plus, school closings, a dream journal mandate, and a moon exhibit at the Children's Science Museum.

Plot Developments[]

  • Whispering Forest: First mention of the Whispering Forest.
  • Intern Death Toll: Intern Richard enters the whispering forest and is lost forever.
  • Russian: Cecil suggests that a Russian or Ukrainian hymnal or dictionary is "strongly preferred" as a dream journal.

Recurring Segments[]


If you love someone, set them free. Set them free now. This is the police, and we have you surrounded.
— Proverb