Checkpoint 8 - Purple Woods Conservation Area

N 44.03707 W 78.91977

Directions to this checkpoint from Hwy 401 

Exit Hwy 401 in Whitby onto Thickson Rd north. Continue north approx. 11 km to town of Brooklin. Turn east (right) onto Winchester Rd (#3). Approx. 4 km east to Simcoe Street (Road #2). Turn north (left). 8 km north, watch for railway overpass north of village of Raglan and at top of a steep hill, turn right (east) onto Coates Road and immediately into Purple Woods parking lot.

Directions from here to next checkpoint 

To Checkpoint #9:

Exit Purple Woods and go left (west) on Coates Road, crossing Simcoe St. Continue approx. 10 km on Coates Rd./Townline Rd., crossing Hwy 12 and proceeding to Durham Rd #23, Lakeridge Rd. Turn right (north) onto Lakeridge Rd. Continue 4.5 km to Durham Rd. #21(Goodwood Rd.). Turn left (west) and follow to checkpoint.


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