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Take A Walk Outdoors Day

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and reconnect with nature on Take A Walk Outdoors Day - your mind and body will thank you!
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Introduction

Get ready to step outside and enjoy the great outdoors on January 20 for Take A Walk Outdoors Day! This day was created in 2015 to encourage people to disconnect from their screens and take a break from their busy lives by taking a peaceful walk in nature. Not only does it have numerous physical health benefits, but it also has been proven to improve mental wellbeing. So put on your walking shoes and get ready to explore the beauty of nature around you – who knows what new discoveries you'll make along the way!

History of Take A Walk Outdoors Day

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<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Take A Walk Outdoors Day Established</div><div class='timeline-text'>Take A Walk Outdoors Day was established to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors and experience the benefits of nature.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Growing Participation</div><div class='timeline-text'>In its second year, the holiday experienced increased participation, as social media and organized events took hold.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2017</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Health Studies Endorsement</div><div class='timeline-text'>Several health studies highlighted the benefits of outdoor activity, providing further endorsement and awareness of the day.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Schools Encourage Participation</div><div class='timeline-text'>Taking notice of the holiday, many schools around the country started adopting and encouraging participation in the event.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Sponsorships from Outdoor Brands</div><div class='timeline-text'>National and international outdoor brands began sponsoring the day, leading to more publicity and visibility.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Virtual Walks During Pandemic</div><div class='timeline-text'>During the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual walks were encouraged as a way to continue celebrating the day responsibly.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Take A Walk Outdoors Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plan a scenic hike</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Research and plan a scenic hike in your area to celebrate Take A Walk Outdoors Day. Enjoy the beauty of nature and get some exercise while you're at it!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Pack a picnic</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Bring along some snacks and beverages and have a picnic in a nearby park or scenic area. Take a leisurely walk before or after your picnic to truly enjoy the outdoors.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a photography walk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab your camera and take a walk outdoors, capturing the beauty of nature and your surroundings. You can even turn it into a scavenger hunt and try to capture certain plants, animals, or landscapes.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a neighborhood walk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get your neighbors together and go for a walk around the neighborhood. It's a great way to socialize and get some exercise while appreciating the outdoors.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Attend an outdoor event or festival</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check your local events calendar and see if there are any outdoor events or festivals happening on Take A Walk Outdoors Day. It's a fun way to celebrate while also exploring new places and things.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Take A Walk Outdoors Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a great form of exercise</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Taking a walk outdoors is an excellent way to get some physical activity and stay healthy. It's low impact, so almost anyone can do it, and you can easily adjust the pace depending on your fitness level. Plus, being surrounded by nature can make the exercise feel less like a chore and more enjoyable!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It allows us to disconnect from technology</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>In our modern society, we are constantly connected to screens and technology. Take A Walk Outdoors Day is the perfect opportunity to unplug and enjoy the beauty of nature without any distractions. This can help reduce stress levels and improve overall mental wellbeing.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>We may discover something new</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>When we take a walk outdoors, we never know what we might find. Maybe we stumble upon a beautiful view or come across some interesting wildlife. Discovering something new and unexpected can bring a lot of joy and excitement to our day, making it even more memorable.</p></div></div>

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Take A Walk Outdoors Day FAQs

When is Take A Walk Outdoors Day?

Take A Walk Outdoors Day is celebrated on January 20 every year. In 2024 Take A Walk Outdoors Day will occur on a Saturday.

Take A Walk Outdoors Day Dates

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2023

Jan 20

Friday

2024

Jan 20

Saturday

2025

Jan 20

Monday

2026

Jan 20

Tuesday

2027

Jan 20

Wednesday

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