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Forest Bathing

December 30, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spend the last days of 2023 in nature and set your intentions for the new year at forest bathing. Forest Bathing is an experience of relating to the natural world through our senses, inviting our awareness into the present moment, and awakening to a deeper connection with Nature.

Unlike a hike, birding walk, plant identification, or nature walk, “forest bathing” (known as Shinrin-Yoku) is an interactive, sensory, reciprocal experience, offering an opportunity to enrich our relationship with the elements, ourselves, and others.

A “forest bathing” experience at Smith-Gilbert Gardens, offers you a delightful opportunity to experience the gardens differently, via your amazing senses, creating a one-of-a-kind experience. Letting go of expectations, outcomes, or any goals, this profound experience can teach you how to live in the moment, slow down, decompress, learning to navigate life more easily and healthfully.

During this experiential 120 minutes, we will engage in individual wandering, professionally facilitated group gathering & sharing, mindful rest, while honoring everyone’s participation with respectful silence.


In this refreshing, restorative, sensory soak, there’s no need for soap, water, or a towel!

Mother Nature will provide all that you need!

Forest bathing is free with general admission but pre-registration is required.

Register today! 


December 30, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Smith-Gilbert Gardens
2382 Pine Mountain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
(770) 919-0248
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Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Last entry to the Gardens will be at 3:15 pm.

Closed Days
Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day

Adults: $10
Seniors (65+): $8
Active Duty, Reserves, Guard and Retired military personnel (w/ ID): $5
Student (w/ID): $5
Children 3-17: $5
Children 2 & Under: Free
Members: Free

No cash, only cards accepted at the Gardens.

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2382 Pine Mountain Road
Kennesaw, Georgia 30152