Walking in nature can change your state of mind by allowing you to relax and be in the moment. The Port Lands Sensory Walk offers you the experience of moving through a more complicated landscape. yet offers the same benefit.
Participating in the Port Lands Sensory Walk promotes being in the moment by engaging your senses as you observe the dramatic character of this natural, industrial and recreational landscape.
The sensations you experience on the Walk build on memory, and can change how you relate to this landscape.
Experience it now !
The Walk offers participants the opportunity to observe the Port Lands' sights, sounds, smells and physical sensations at a leisurely pace.
The five selected vantage points are found along the Martin Goodman Trail, marked by sail-shaped flags that are indicated by yellow circles on the map above.
Two markers are off the trail:
The orange circles mark the locations of two large onsite information signs that feature the map. They are installed at the parking areas at Cherry Beach, and at the corner of Leslie Street and Unwin Avenue outside the gates to Tommy Thompson Park.
Pedestrians who visit all five vantage points complete the Walk in two leisurely hours.
Please be sure to wear comfortable footwear, a hat, sunblock, etc. as necessary.
How to participate
Upon reaching an Official Vantage Point you are asked to be attentive to what your senses take in by focusing on one at a time.
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