The 52 Best Nature Captions and Quotes for Instagram (Video)
Whether you’re heading out into nature for a quick morning walk, or going camping in the middle of nowhere for an entire week, the goal is probably to put away your phone and spend some time unplugged.
But it’s hard to stay offline entirely when the scenes are so perfectly Instagrammable.
While we can't help you with the weak Wi-Fi signal or that steep uphill hike, we can help you find the perfect nature quotes and captions for photos of every snap you take during your outdoor adventure.
Scroll through some of our best ideas for nature captions below, so you can spend more time exploring our nation's amazing national parks, or chasing fleeting natural wonders — and spend less time brainstorming. That way, when the Wi-Fi signal picks up again, you can thank us for your most-liked nature posts ever.
Best Nature Captions
Chasing waterfalls *insert droplet emoticon*
Good clean fun in the dirt.
Every mountain high, every valley low *insert mountain emoticon*
Another day, another sunrise.
Psithurism: the sound of wind in trees *insert wind and falling leaves emoticons*
The view from the top *insert mountain emoticon*
Call of the wild!
As free as a bird *insert bird emoticon*
Where the wild things are.
(For your picnic) Dining al fresco.
Over the moon!
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
Forest bathing *insert tree and bathtub emoticons*
The early bird catches the worm.
Young and wild and free.
Funny Nature Captions
Branching out *insert tree emoticon*
Feeling good natured.
On cloud nine *insert cloud emoticon*
Camping hair, don't care.
Concrete jungle → jungle *insert building and monkey emoticons*
Back to my roots *insert tree emoticon*
Letting nature take its course.
Planting myself here for a while *insert seedling emoticon*
Heading for the hills.
Tree-t yo’self *insert tree emoticon*
The birds and the bees *insert bee emoticon*
(For autumn) Free falling *insert falling leaves emoticon*
Stacks of green.
Trails before ales, pines before wines *insert beer and wine emoticons*
Sun kissed *insert sun and lips emoticons*
Nature Captions about Beauty
From sea to shining sea.
It’s always worth taking the scenic route.
Heaven on Earth.
Purple mountains majesty *insert mountain emoticon*
Sky above, Earth below *insert world emoticon*
Sunshine and roses.
Just another day in paradise.
(For your star photos) Friday night lights *insert star emoticon*
Turns out the the grass isn’t always greener on the other side *insert seedling emoticon*
Best Nature Quotes
“The mountains are calling and I must go.” ― John Muir *insert mountain emoticon*
“From California to the New York Island, this land was made for you and me.” ― Woody Guthrie
“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” ― Eleanora Duse
“Spring is nature's way of saying ‘let's party!’” ― Robin Williams
“The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” ― Jacques-Yves Cousteau
“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery — air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.'” ― Sylvia Plath
“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
“There is no exquisite beauty…without some strangeness in the proportion.” ― Edgar Allen Poe
“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”― Margaret Atwood
“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” ― William Shakespeare