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RECESS: 'Walk & Talk with The Elements and acclaimed author/adventurer, Florence Williams

  • We will walk the trails of Great Falls Park (MD). Plan to park and gather at Rockwood Manor Rockwood Manor Retreats Potomac, MD 20854 United States (map)


You will not want to miss the chance to walk the trails of Great Falls Park with Elements guides and acclaimed author and adventurer extraordinaire, Florence Williams. Let’s practice what she preaches in The Nature Fix: Why Nature makes us Happier, Healthier and More Creative.


  • 9:00: We will park and gather at the parking lot for Rockwood Manor Park (see map)

  • 9:15 - 10:30: Walk the trails of Great Falls Park where you can commune with fellow reBOOTers, RECESSers and get to know Florence. Mid route, we will gather at a scenic spot to hear a casual presentation from Florence on The Nature Fix and more (Outside podcasts and upcoming projects). After talk, together we will loop back to starting spot while enjoying our signature Elements ‘Quiet Mile’.

COST: $25



  • What if the weather is yucky? We will proceed in a drizzle but either re-schedule or cancel and refund (less $10 admin/credit card fee) RECESSers if the weather is awful.

  • Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter this RECESS? We ask that participants be 16 or over.

  • What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the RECESS? There is typically plenty of parking at Rockwood Manor but we do ask that RECESSers and reBOOTers carpool if possible.

  • What can I bring to the RECESS?

    • Running/exercise shoes recommended. Trails are mostly double track, sometimes rooty, rocky with hills.

    • Water

  • To learn more about Florence and her work, click here

  • How can I contact the organizer with any questions? email or see FAQ’s