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Forest Therapy at O’Hara Woods

Event information

Date: Sunday, May 12, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 18 and older.

Contact: 815-722-9301

Location: O'Hara Woods Preserve

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Event details

Need to relax? Want to reconnect with nature in a new way? Join an interpretive naturalist for this simple Japanese method of being calm and quiet amongst the trees. We will meet and learn a few tips, then walk to the trail for guided mindfulness activities.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, May 10: 815-722-9301.


Dress for the weather. The meeting point will be emailed after registration.

The program includes hiking on both paved and natural trails over uneven terrain. Part of this program includes sitting on the ground (mats provided); please contact us if you need a chair. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this workday should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the workday.