was the western entrance to the northern part of the Forest
beginning with the Elven-path
It is described as an arch-like opening made by two large ivy layered, lichen covered trees bearing only a few blackened leaves, that had leant together forming a dark narrow tunnel.
In the HobbitEdit
Thorin and Company passed through the Forest Gate on the twenty-fifth of July 2941 after Gandalf departed with the ponies.
- ↑ The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Hobbit, "Introduction"
- ↑ The Hobbit, Chapter VIII: "Flies and Spiders"
- ↑ The Complete Guide to Middle-earth