It’s not a hike, but rather a relaxing walk through a forest. Many studies show that by simply spending time in nature you can reduce stress and promote a sense of well-being.
Whether you go alone or with a group, forest bathing allows you to immerse yourself in nature and become fully present in the moment.
There are many stunning trails across BC that would be an enchanting place to forest bathe, including this spot on the Sunshine Coast.
Hidden Groves features a network of trails full of enormous Douglas Fir trees, situated just north of Sechelt.
The magical spot allows you to completely immerse yourself in the wilderness with its old growth forests and marsh wetland.
The Douglas Fir trees are so huge, some measure in at 27-feet in circumference.
The lush greenery and easy trail walks make it the ultimate spot to escape into the serene wilderness and enjoy the silence of nature.
Where: Located 2.5-hours from Vancouver on the Sunshine Coast, just north of Sechelt