Outing / Event Description

Encountering the Mystery ~ A Different Kind of Day Walk at Bohemia


9, 2017


9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
Status: Closed

Encountering the Mystery ~ A Different Kind of Day Walk

Bohemia Ecological Preserve
April 9th, 9 AM - 3 PM



We'll join Sara Harris and Forest Firestone for the opportunity to experience the vastness of Bohemia Preserve in a different kind of way. We will begin by coming together as a community, followed by time spent on the land in silence and solitude and ending by coming back together to share and witness each other.
This different kind of day walk is a is an opportunity to notice the way the mind  loves to identify, to name, to discuss and chatter while we practice a new way of coming into a deeper kind of rest where we can listen to the deep wisdom found in the conversation between the land and our inner wild.

Sara and Forest are Rites of Passage guides with EarthWays LLC. Last year they guided a group of 6 women on a 10 day Women’s Vision Fast at the Bohemia Preserve and deeply fell in love with this magical land.

Our plan is to hold this event in light rain, but we may end early. We hope you’ll join us! Heavy rains might affect our plans. If in doubt about the conditions, call 707.544-7284 (then press 1) after 7:00am the day of the hike. If there is no special message, the outing is a go as planned.

Note on timing: We will do our best to get back to our vehicles by 3 pm. However, it is possible we will get back later than intended. If you have plans directly after this hike that you cannot miss this may not be the outing for you. Early departures cannot be accommodated. Thank you for your understanding

Hike Details: Please come prepared for a moderate hike with some steep sections & uneven terrain.   (approx 2-3 miles).

When and Where: We will meet at
9 am on Sunday April 9th at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6773 Bohemian Highway, just past Westminster Woods. From the intersection of Graton Road and Bohemian Highway in Occidental, travel approximately 3 miles north on Bohemian Highway. The Preserve is on the right-hand side (if you are coming from Occidental) & looks like a quarry. Watch for staff or volunteers located at Bohemian Highway to direct you to parking!

What to bring
: Bring snacks, drinks, water, layers, picnic lunch, comfortable hiking shoes, & a blanket to sit on if you wish.

Details, Details:

  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.
  • There is a porta-potty on the property and ample topographic diversity.
  • There is no potable water available on the property.
  • No pets or smoking are permitted and absolutely no smoking pets!
  • We will stay together as a group & leave together. Early departures cannot be accommodated except in case of medical emergency.

Email outings@LandPaths.org or call 707.544.7284 with any questions. Looking forward to seeing you at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve!

LandPaths is committed to steward this new preserve in a way that creates a community asset. We make this commitment with confidence, knowing together, YOU, LandPaths and the broader community, can create a place that reflects our shared values.

Visit our cancellation page to cancel your registration. If you need to cancel, please know that the more notice you give us the better. We usually cannot fill a space with only a day or two notice. If you cannot notify us in time, please consider making a donation to support more outings in the future for yourself & others. Thank you for your consideration!

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Location :
Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6773, Bohemian Hwy

Occidental, CA, US, 95465