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Wellness Walk @ Meadowbrook

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

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Marsh marigolds at MeadowbrookUnwind and connect with nature with our Wellness Walks series, hosted by Shirley Heinze Land Trust, Purdue University Nutrition Education Program, and Community Healthcare System. Held on the 10th of each month, these FREE Wellness Walks will take place in various Shirley Heine nature preserves throughout Northwest Indiana and will focus on a variety of conservation, physical activity and health related topics from our partners.

April’s Wellness Walk will take place at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm CT.

Discover the early-spring wonders of nature of birdsong, bubbling brooks, and the budding leaves of trees. This event features a casual stroll through the woods, with opportunities to chat with healthcare professionals while learning about the local ecosystem. Our hike leaders will also demonstrate how spending time outside benefits your health!

We will meet under the Meadowbrook Pavilion, located at 109 W 700 N in Valparaiso, IN.

  • Trail length: 0.8 mile, including 0.2 miles of accessible trail (compacted gravel)
  • Terrain: mostly flat trails to short distances of moderate inclines
  • We recommend to bring sturdy shoes and a water bottle.

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About Us:
SHLT Logo The mission of Shirley Heinze Land Trust is to preserve and restore natural lands and waters in northwestern Indiana, and to engage people in nature and conservation.


Purdue Extension NEP Logo

Purdue Extension – Nutrition Education Program is working to improve community wellness and health equity for all Hoosiers, especially those of us who have the least, through two major offerings: direct education and community wellness initiatives.


Community Healthcare System Logo

At Community Healthcare System, we value meeting the vital responsibilities in the community we serve, and take a leadership role in enhancing the quality of life and health, striving to reduce the incidence of illness through clinical services, education and prevention.



For inclement weather, participants will be notified. Rain Date is on 17th of each month.


April 10
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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Shirley Heinze Land Trust Programs
(219) 242-8558


Meadowbrook Nature Preserve
109 W. 700 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385 United States
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