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Purple Woods Conservation Area

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38 Coates Road, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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Went two years in a row for maple syrup festival. Was ok the second time. I guess..been there... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Crystal2TORONTO
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tORONTO
Total rip off!

Each person had to pay $5 to get in and $6 for 2 small pancakes with small juice if you wanted... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
courtice1
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7 Dec 2017
“Come out every year for the 'Maple Syrup Festival'!”
21 Jun 2018
“OK.”
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38 Coates Road, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Went two years in a row for maple syrup festival. Was ok the second time. I guess..been there done that. Nice to walk around. Should have more "older" activities , not just geared to children. Maple syrup wasn't processing....so it was kinda disappointing. Wish I'd...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Each person had to pay $5 to get in and $6 for 2 small pancakes with small juice if you wanted blueberries it was $1 for 6 small blue berries. Most people thought the $5 was to go in and get the small breakfast. We...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We stopped by here for the name more than anything. It appears that during the maple syrup run this place must be really busy but when we were there (May) it was empty which is fine for me. What was annoying was how poor the...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

First visit here on March break week. Had carriage rides and cedar tea samples. They had pancakes and they have alot of maple goodies!

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We've gone 2 years in a row and it's a welcome change of scenery for the kids. The pancake breakfast is always consistent and they churn out food very fast with the help of their student helpers. The tour down into the woods plus the...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Maple syrup is delicious and pancakes are YUMMY! Nice to educate ourselves to see where food comes from too!

Thank Passionate V
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

I have taken my kids to Purple Woods for the Maple Syrup Festival for the past few years. Today we decided to visit in the summer, but when we arrived, around 11am, the gates to the car park were closed and chained shut. I checked...More

3  Thank A C
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great place to take the kids for pancakes and see the maple syrup running. Lots of hands on things for kids to see and do. Tastings too. You can purchase maple syrup products here as well. You can go on a horse drawn carriage ride...More

2  Thank Colleen C
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We visited for the Maple Syrup Festival on the 1st of March and really enjoyed the whole experience. From the arrival pancakes with syrup off course and the nice walk down to the cookhouse. Sure, it's not a huge venue but the experience and the...More

1  Thank Eviltwin62
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Take the kids for the Maple Syrup festival put on by CLOCA in the late winter. Take the trails and listen for the birds. Bring sunflower seeds for the "attack" chickadees.

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