Earthwalk Ways Forest Therapy Institute & Retreat

Discover the Art of Being......Natural Zen Gardens & Wild Meander Spaces: ......... Awaken the senses........Inspire the Muse.

Tours by Appointment. Call to plan your overnight stay or to Book a Forest "Bathing" Luncheon Retreat.

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Virginia Oyster Trail Site Number: 145875

An Enchanting Forest get-away. Bordering 3000 acres of riverside greenbelt space. Stay overnight or come for the day. Try our Forest “Bathing” Meditation experience with a healthy luncheon.

B&B, Trailer Camping, and Tent Camping available for individuals, couples, families and small groups. Join scheduled activities or create a private supported or on-your-own retreat. Enjoy being close to other great historic and artistic venues and great local restaurants. Take the train from DC to Fredericksburg. Discover DC’s Backyard.

Features a Classical 11 Circuit Forest Garden Labyrinth, Campfire areas, bird watching deck, Sweat Lodge. Indoor Yoga and group meeting space with Media Library and Wifi, Steam Shower, Massage Chair.

B&B space has its own outside entrance, a Queen size bed (futon with foam) a small frig and microwave and a hot plate and coffee maker. A second room on the floor has a massage chair and another chair bed and cot. A separate shower and toilet. Washer and dryer are also available. Glass front wood stove in winter. Coming soon, outdoor hot tub.

Here are some video tours

Indoor Spaces

Natural environs and Forest Therapy Programs

Photography, drawing and painting of beautiful wooded spaces, Zen of Fly Fishing, Waking Dream Meandering, and Nature Journaling, rock hopping and trail-less walks along Enchanting Run and up and down the Rappahannock River. Solo Vision/Nature Quest, drumming and campfire circles, sweat lodge, musical instruments to play with, camping equipment to rent. Moderate fitness required.

Meals can be arranged for you or you can eat at nearby wonderful restaurants in the Fredericksburg area, or you can bring your own food.

There are some price ranges listed on the website, but I like to make package deals, so imagine your perfect get-away and let me help you create it.

A beautiful space for the contemplative arts and for the creative responses that arises out of beautiful contemplative spaces.


Darlene Rollins

540 752 5540



913 Holly Corner Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22406


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