Join us to improve your sense of wellbeing with a nature connection! Our guided public walks typically take place in New York City's Central Park. Unless otherwise noted, they last three hours and cover less than a mile, plus 1/4 mile each way getting to and from within the park. Walks conclude with a snack and tea ceremony.
Upcoming walks are listed here, with new walks added regularly. Check back to learn about additional walks or click here to be added to our email list for notices about upcoming walks and events. Upcoming walks also are announced on Twitter.
Sunday, March 10, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Central Park Winter Wander
Winter will soon retreat. What does this time of year awakens inside of you? Will there be snow on the ground? A hint of spring in the air? We will engage in a variety of activities that will connect us with this time of year. Meeting location in Central Park TBD.
Sunday, May 12, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Mother's Day with Mother Nature: Compact Forest Therapy Walk in Conservatory Garden
Celebrate Mother's Day with a forest therapy walk in the beautiful and elegant Conservatory Garden! This walk is highly accessible. It will cover less than 1/4 mile on even ground and will provide a wonderful opportunity to enhance your sense of wellbeing through a connection with nature, the mother of us all. This is also a perfect activity for a mother in your life! Meeting location is just inside the Vanderbilt Gate of Conservatory Garden at 105th Street and Fifth Avenue.
Contact Urban Edgeif you are interested in arranging a private forest therapy walk. Forest therapy walks are ideal for any group interested in connecting with nature or furthering the wellness of its members, including for organizational and corporate wellness events, recreation groups, schools, faith-based communities, and families.
Urban Edge is committed to community outreach, bringing a nature connection to people who might find it challenging to access nature. Click here to learn more.
Upcoming private walks and events:
Saturday, March 2: private walk with adults with developmental disabilities, Kings Point Park, Great Neck, New York.
Saturday, March 9: monthly private walk with Congregation B'nai Jeshurun.
Curious about what Urban Edge has been up to?Click here for past walks and events.
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. --W.B. Yeats