The Washington Post published an article on recent research that looked at the positive effects experiencing nature can have on the brain. “The new research provides a new kind of evidence that is not only consistent with — but also strengthens — the growing body of research on the benefits of nature exposure.”
To reap the benefits of nature on the brain, check out a local trail and get walking!
Riverwalk Trail - Danville
Rock Ridge Trail - Martinsville
Tobacco Heritage Trail - South Boston
Mayo Park Trails - Roxboro
Smith River Greenway - Eden
Stream Walk Trail - Yanceyville