Into the Woods, for Wellness
Please note that the November 30 walk is full and registration is closed.
We are planning a walk in December.
Please watch the Wellspring newsletter for details.
Inspired by the book Woods & Waters, images to nurture the soul
FOR WELLSPRING PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR SUPPORTERS
We will meet at the corner of Faulkner Ave and McCowan Road at the Eldred King Woodlands—North-West Trailhead. There is room to park at the side of the road, although there are no designated spaces, so please be aware of other cars and space allowed. We will meet at the parking area before we enter the forest. NOTE that the walk is limited to about 6 participants to ensure a good experience for everyone.
There are no washrooms at the site where we will be hiking. Please find the nearest facilities at the Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre (+ 1877 464 9675) 16389 ON-48, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 7X4.
- At Aurora Road and Hwy. 48 you can find a couple of gas stations and the nearest Tim Horton’s: 5292 Aurora Rd, Ballantrae, ON L4A 7X4
What to bring:
Bring a water bottle. Dress for the weather, including good walking shoes or hiking boots. You may want to bring bug spray, sunscreen or sunglasses, and a personal snack. You may wish to bring a camera but it’s not required. To take away, at the end of the tour, George will give each participant a complimentary signed copy of his book.
Note that the cell phone signal is unreliable in the forest.
Leading up to the event:
If we need to contact you, we will be in touch by email. Please CHECK THIS PAGE and your email before you leave for the event as weather-related or unforeseen cancellation might be necessary.
What is the link to the location meet?
Google lists it as: 3M5F+94 Newmarket, Ontario https://maps.app.goo.gl/YArKTxMiksf17vUs8 (Link is also in the sidebar) Meet before you enter the forest.
Is this event open to the public
This particular walk is for those associated with Wellspring. This is not a generally open invitation to anyone.
What is the size of the group?
George and Jean will faciliate the walk – that's 2. We are open to about 6 others so that we can have a close, more meaningful interaction and feel the silence of the forest in a better way.