Maidstone Conservation Area

Location: South Woodslee, Ontario
Region: Southwestern
Character: Carolinean Forest
Length/Size: 20 hectares

By Essex Region Conservation Authority

This 20 hectare site is perfect for an afternoon trip to the country. The area includes a winding 1.5 kilometre trail through an oak-hickory woodland. Part of the trail passes along the upper meandering reaches of the Puce River. Pack a picnic and enjoy lunch in a restful setting. Great for family get-togethers. With well managed trails and boardwalks, Maidstone Conservation Area is very accessible and makes a pleasant excursion.

Picnic table

Walk the trail through this classic Carolinian Forest and see if you can spot the Indian Signal Tree

Open Dawn until Dusk. Accessible all year. Free of charge.

Directions: To get to the Maidstone Conservation Area, take County Road 25 (Puce Road) south just past County Road 46.