Long walks are great therapy. See the Long Walks Page for suggested walks in Europe and the United States.
#2. Jockey Hollow, Morristown, New Jersey
My favorite walk in my early years was the area where General George Washington housed his army during the winter of 1779-80. The photo above is of “the soldier huts”, nestled on a hillside at the base of a thick forest. In the winter we rode sleds down this hillside—doubtful that the troops did the same.
There are trails meandering throughout this federal park. I went off the beaten path in my walks, imagining that I was retracing steps taken by Continental Army troops some 200 years ago. The place is special because I grew up nearby, not realizing how lucky I was to have this wandering space until I moved away.
Google “Jockey Hollow” and go to the federal park site for visitor information.
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