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.

Cost: Free

Upcoming Dates:

Note new start time!

Saturday, July 18, 2015 | 11:00am to 12:00pm. Aspen Trailhead. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 11:00am to 12:00pm. Leif Erikson Trailhead on NW Germantown Road. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, September 19, 2015 | 11:00am to 12:00pm. Newton Trailhead via NW Skyline Blvd. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, October 10, 2015 | 11:00am to 12:00pm. Lower Saltzman Trailhead via Hwy 30. (Follow link to view map.) Carpooling is encouraged.

Saturday, November 7, 2015 | 11:00am to 12:00pm. Wildwood Trailhead on NW 53rd Drive. (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.