Berkshire Nature Treatment will host its first Hike with Healers event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 8, at Kennedy Park.

A guided hike with Dr. Mark Pettus, a board-certified internist and nephrologist and author, features an introduction to the health benefits of Vitamin "N" (doses of time in nature).

The event kicks off at Healing Rhythms in the Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road.

Participants are encouraged to bring sturdy shoes, a water bottle, and layers appropriate for the weather.

For more information and to sign up, visit