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Hiking for Health and Happiness
Monday, February 14, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CSTFree
Please meet at Brushwood Center in Ryerson Woods Forest Preserve, 21950 North Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods, IL
Research demonstrates that outdoor exercise, such as hiking, offers health and well-being benefits. Join us at Brushwood Center in the Ryerson Woods Forest Preserve, 21950 North Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods, IL for a nature meditation followed by a two mile hike. Please arrive no later than 11:00 am, wear comfortable hiking or running shoes, bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. The hiking terrain is not paved and we may encounter irregular surface paths – all part of the beauty and joy of the hike! Hike will be cancelled in the event of rain.
Presented by: Kimberly Matthews, MA, LCPC; and Megan McMahon, PhD
Trail map can be found at this link: Forest Preserve Map
Participants will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing during the duration of the hike.
Meet outside the Brushwood Center entrance by 11:00 am – promptness is important so allow time for walking from the parking lot! Brushwood parking lot and Brushwood Center can be found on the Forest Preserve Map. Please note: take the first left when you enter the forest preserve.