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Creatures of the Lost Forest

Creatures of the Lost Forest

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am an artist, writer, and mindfulness practitioner who cares about helping others slow down and form meaningful relationships with the natural world around them. I grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and the Huron National Forest of Michigan, spending my early years connecting to nature as a scout, camp counselor, and park steward. My last 14 years were spent living a double life in…

What we’ll do

In this experience, we’ll step back in time and spend the day communing with creatures that live amongst an ancient coastal redwood forest. As we quiet the mind and open our senses, we’ll tune in to the hidden wildlife around us and from deep within. We begin with a grounding meditation to bring us into present awareness. We’ll learn the steps to develop our practice of mindful listening and…

What to bring

Light layers
Comfortable walking shoes
Binoculars (optional)

Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Where you'll be

Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve is home to the endangered coastal redwood habitat. One of the last remaining old growth groves, the reserve was created by a local lumberman who recognized the beauty and natural value of the forests he once harvested. Located deep in Sonoma County on the Russian River, Armstrong Redwoods SNR is 2 hours from San Francisco, 1 hour from Sonoma, and 30 minutes from Healdsburg.


Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Creatures of the Lost Forest
2 reviews
From €47/person
2 reviews
From €47/person