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.

"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.

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