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Forest therapy walk in Lane Cove National Park

Lane Cove National Park

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Slow down and immerse yourself in nature on this peaceful guided forest therapy walk in Sydney’s Lane Cove National Park.

Contact Forest Minds for tour dates.
No wheelchair access
Easy. A basic level of fitness is required.
Contact Forest Minds for pricing.
Bookings required. Book online or email or call Forest Minds on 0412 724 083.
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Are you looking for a gentle way to improve your mental and physical wellbeing? Join this forest therapy walk in Lane Cove National Park and discover how you can harness the relaxing power of nature.

You’ll meet your experienced Forest Minds guide at Cottonwood Glen picnic area before setting off into the bush. Along the way, you’ll take part in a series of guided activities aimed at helping you lower your stress levels. These gentle exercises are inspired by Japanese forest bathing called ‘Shinrin-yoku’.

You don’t need to worry about your fitness level as there’s no strenuous hiking on this walk. There’ll also be plenty of time to relax with a complementary Japanese green tea and snacks at the end of the experience.

Forest Minds is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Park info

  • in Lane Cove National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Lane Cove National Park is open 9am to 7pm during daylight savings (until 6pm at other times). The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Day passes are available from on-park pay machines that accept coins and credit cards, and you can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

    Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Prior payment may be required, please phone the Lane Cove National Park Office for more information.

    Group bookings:

    Under the National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009, prior written approval is required for organised groups of 30 or more people planning to visit the park. Contact the park office prior to your visit.

    Buy annual pass
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