Connect to Better Health & Wellbeing

From a quick stroll down a tree-lined street to a day spent hiking in Ohio on your favorite trail, the health benefits of nature are abundant! Research shows that time spent in nature can reduce stress, lower blood pressure, alleviate depression, and improve sleep.

The best part? There are countless ways to enjoy nature in Northeast Ohio! Whether you enjoy visiting your favorite Akron neighborhood park, gardening in your own backyard, or taking a hike in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, there is something for everyone.

Take advantage of the diverse park systems across Northeast Ohio by participating in the Nature Rx program! All are welcome. We have programs suited for all levels of experience, from new nature lovers to seasoned park enthusiasts!


Self-Guided Activities & Resources

Enjoy the health benefits of nature in your own time with helpful resources from experts.

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Scheduled Activities & Programs

Spend time in nature by joining expert-led activities throughout Summit County. Explore the calendar of events below to find an activity that suits your experience and interests.

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Get Involved

Are you a provider who is interested in learning more? Click below to explore ways you can get involved with the Nature Rx program!

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