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, 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.