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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Walk along the Moccasin Trail at Lions Valley Park

In-person

History & heritage Indigenous Physical activity & movement Self-guided
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Date and time

This activity runs the duration of Culture Days.

Location

Sixteen Mile Creek Inner Valley, Dundas St West at Lions Valley.

Lions Valley Park

Oakville, ON

Directions: Park in the lower parking lot. The trail starts under the Dundas Road bridge, along the creek.

Access

Free.

Offered in English.

About

The Town of Oakville is located on Treaty 14 and 22 lands, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, and traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee. Oakville is home to many different First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Explore the history of the lands in the Oakville area from an Indigenous perspective. Take a relaxing walk amongst the beautiful colours of the Oakville Trail system along Bronte Creek. The Moccasin Trail features an Indigenous history kiosk and a series of 13 plaques containing Indigenous stories, verses and information relating to the land, water and sky, giving visitors a deeper understanding of Indigenous heritage.

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Town of Oakville

The Town of Oakville is located on Treaty 14 and 22 lands, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, and traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee. Oakville is home to many different First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. A vibrant and impressive community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Town of Oakville is a beautiful lakeside town with a strong heritage, preserved and celebrated by residents and visitors alike. Since the 1800s, it has become one of the most coveted areas to live and work in Ontario with 225,000 residents calling Oakville home. The town offers all the advantages of a well-serviced urban centre with first-rate facilities and amenities, while also maintaining its small-town feel.