Forest Park Hikes

Get your Vitamin N (for nature) and meet your plant neighbors!

Photo by Orna Izakson

Break out your boots, dust off your pack and join the Forest Park Conservancy and the Traditional Roots Institute for our series of one-hour guided hikes. Led by local naturopathic physicians and NCNM students, these one-hour walks will introduce you to the medicinal uses of plants found in your own back yard.

Hike spaces is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Unless otherwise indicated, these hikes are suitable for ages 10 & up. Pre-register through the Forest Park Conservancy. 

Download a list of all hikes.

Cost: Free

Upcoming Dates:

Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Leif Erikson Trailhead on NW Thurman St. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, March 12, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Springville Trailhead via NW Skyline Blvd. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, April 9, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Lower Macleay Trailhead on NW Upshur St. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Leif Erikson Trailhead on NW Germantown Rd. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pittock Mansion Parking Lot near Wildwood Trail. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Birch Trailhead on NW 53rd Dr. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Newton Trailhead via NW Skyline Blvd. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wildwood Trailhead on NW Newberry Rd. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Aspen Trailhead on NW Aspen Ave. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, November 12, 2016 |11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Upper Macleay Trailhead on NW Cornell Rd. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

 


The collaboration between Traditional Roots Institute and the Forest Park Conservancy was originally established through the work of The American Clothing Experiment.