Discovery Walks. Walk your way to wellness.

Discovery walks are a collection of self-guided tours created to help you explore the beauty of Oregon State University’s Corvallis Campus while practicing active living.  Each tour highlights a new theme with interesting sights and discoveries all along the way. Try one or try them all.

Outdoor Sculpture Quiet Spaces

Benefits of Walking

You don’t have to be a competitive sports player or marathon runner to experience the benefits of physical activity.  Walking is something most of us can do almost anytime or anywhere. Adding brisk walking to your physical activity routine can help you:

  • Reduce your risk of heart disease
  • Improve your blood pressure
  • Improve your blood sugar levels
  • Improve your blood lipid profile
  • Enhance your mental well being
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Strengthen your bones
  • Improve your balance and coordination
  • Improve sleep quality

Walking Resources

http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/weight-control...

Share your experience.

Please tell us about your discovery walk experience. Do you have an idea for a new theme or suggestion for a feature? What did you enjoy? What can we improve? Email our Wellness Education coordinator with your feedback.