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Purple Woods Conservation Area

Purple Woods

About This Area

Purple Woods Conservation Area, the site of Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority’s annual Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival in March, is a 17-hectare, sugar maple forest and open meadow located amidst the provincially significant Oak Ridges Moraine. Enjoy the southern view all the way to Lake Ontario from Heritage Hall. A 0.5-km trail allows for a quick stroll down the hollow. This is where you will find the sugar shack, the heart of this operating sugarbush. Visit in mid-March and discover how maple production has changed from local Indigenous technology to our modern method used today. A favourite destination to see fall colours, Purple Woods Conservation Area is also an access point for those wishing to use the Oak Ridges Trail.

38 Coates Rd E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

Purple Woods

38 Coates Rd E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

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