Park Advisories

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We provide regular updates about park conditions. Review this page before your visit for the latest updates. For more information, review our visitor rules.

Park
Status

Visitors Welcome

Visitors are welcome.

Open during operating hours

Trail Status

  • Trails are currently icy in sections. Proper footwear and crampons are recommended.
  • Ski trails are closed.
  • The lookout trail between station 10-11 on Terra Cotta Lane at the west end of Wolf Lake is closed until further notice.
  • Terra Cotta Lane will be closed between stations 11 and 12 on Monday March 4th. This section of trail will reopen again on Tuesday March 5th.

Activities

  • 2024 picnic reservations are now available to book.  Available dates range from May 4 – October 27, 2024. Reservations can be made here.
  • Snowshoeing is closed.
  • Kicksledding is closed.
  • Skating is currently unavailable.
  • Cross country skiing rentals and ski trails are closed.

Trail Closure from January 5th to March 31st, 2024

Bruce Trail Users

Access to the Bruce Trail is closed at the west entry at 10th Line of Terra Cotta Conservation Area where the main trail meets the Terra Cotta Side Trail to the East and the Credit Valley Footpath to the West. There are no reroutes for this section of the trail, you will need to turn back. Terra Cotta Conservation Area will not be accessible at the 10th Line entrance. The closure is expected to take place from January 5th to March 31st, 2024 to accommodate the construction of a new bridge at this site.

Terra Cotta CA Visitors

The Graydon Trail between stations 20 and 21 is closed from January 5th to March 31st, 2024 to accommodate the construction of a new bridge at this site. There are no reroutes for this section of the trail, you will need to turn back. Terra Cotta Conservation Area will not be accessible at the 10th Line entrance.

Map of Trail Closure Area

Tales on the Trail

  • Afro No! by Amaya James is currently on display.

Special Events

  • Celebrate Maple Season:
    • Family events: cvc.ca/maplesyrup
      • Maple Syrup in the Park:  Fun for the whole family at our annual festival! March 14th -17th, 23rd, and 24th.
      • VIP Tours of Maple Syrup in the Park:  Get the ultimate experience with a gourmet breakfast, tour of the sugarbush and everything else the festival has to offer. Weekends: March 16th, 17th, 23rd, and 24th.
      • Sugarbush Wagon Rides:  Great for kids ages 12 and under to explore the sugarbush after a fun wagon ride on Terra Cotta Lane! Join us on April 13th.
    • More Fun Experiences: cvc.ca/mapleseason
      • Lamplight – Maple Syrup After Dark: Enjoy live music and maple-themed food and drink in the illuminated sugarbush!  Join us April 6th.
      • Sap to Syrup – A Maple Syrup Making Experience: Make your own bottle of maple syrup in the sugar shack! Join us April 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th.
      • Corporate VIP Tours of Maple Syrup in the Park are also available, bring your team out!  March 14th or 15th.

Admission Notice March 14th – 17th and 23rd, 24th

  • From 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM on March 14th – 17th and 23rd, 24th. Admission fees for Maple Syrup in the Park apply. Regular day use admission fees will resume from 4 PM – 5:30 PM each day. Visitors with a Credit Valley Parks Pass will still receive free admission.

Facilities

  • The Bruce Trail Rest Site is closed from January 2nd-March 31st due to a trail closure.
Last updated on Saturday, March 2, 2024
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