HIKING: The short trails at Purple Woods Conservation Area are great for a quick stroll through the mature sugar maple forest. Those looking for a more extended hike can access the Oak Ridges Trail from this Conservation Area.
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Oak Ridges Trail.
PET POLICY: Pets are permitted within Purple Woods Conservation Area. Please clean up after your pet, and keep them on a leash (maximum 2 m long) at all times. Please note that dogs are not permitted at Purple Woods Conservation Area during the Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival (mid-March). Pet owners violating these regulations will be fined.
WILDLIFE VIEWING: A short hike into the middle of the mature sugar maple forest will often reward visitors with the sweet sounds of several different forest bird species.
NATURE STUDIES: This area is a great place to go for those wanting to improve their forest plant and bird identification skills without having to venture too far from the car.