Uxbridge received the federal designation of being “The Trail Capital of Canada” in 2009. The Trans Canada Trail runs right through the town. The town itself boasts over 220 kilometres of managed trails on over 8000 acres of protected greenspace running through or nearby forests, streams, ponds, meadows and wetlands. One of the larges areas is the Countryside Preserve. The preserve consists 6km of trails running through 140 acres of meadows, forests and wetlands. There are many parks throughout the township. Elgin Park right in town is the site for many activities throughout the year. Uxbridge Fall Fair, Rib Fest, Art In The Park, Hits Fest and the Fantasy of Lights are just a few of the big events held every year.
Uxbridge Music Hall
Visit our History page to learn more about the Uxbridge Public Library.
The Uxbridge Public Library is located at 9 Toronto St S, Uxbridge.
The Uxbridge Historical Centre
Visit the Uxbridge Historical Centre to learn more about the history of our community. Whether you are a history enthusiast or scholar, the Uxbridge Historical Centre has something for everyone. Explore our museum and archival collections filled with artifacts and historical records.
The Uxbridge Historical Centre is located at 7239 Concession Rd 6, Uxbridge
Thomas Foster Memorial
The Thomas Foster Memorial is located at 9499 Durham Regional Rd 1, Uxbridge.
The Train Station is located at 19 Railway St, Uxbridge and is home to the Y0rk Durham Heritage Railway
The York–Durham Heritage Railway is a heritage railway in both the York Region and the Durham Region of Ontario, Canada, north of Toronto. The railway operates excursion trains over a 20 km route between the historic towns of Stouffville and Uxbridge.
Learn about the Train Station in one of our blog posts.
The Uxbridge Quaker Meeting House
The Friends Quaker Meeting House is located at 6800 Concession Rd 6, Uxbridge.
Learn about the Quaker Meeting House in one of our blog posts.
The Leaskdale Manse National Historic Site,
The Ontario Home of Lucy Maud Montgomery
The home of Lucy Maud Montgomery is located at 11850 Durham Regional Rd 1, Leaskdale
The author of the famous Canadian novel Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery, was born at Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Nov. 30, 1874. She came to live at Leaskdale, north of Uxbridge Ontario, in 1911 after her wedding with Rev. Ewen Macdonald on July 11, 1911 in Prince Edward Island. Her three children were born at Leaskdale, and she wrote close to a dozen books while she was living in the Leaskdale Manse before the Macdonald family moved to Norval, Ontario in 1926. Maud died in Toronto April 24, 1942 and was buried at Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
– taken from http://www.uxbridge.com/people/maud.html