Rouge National Urban Park
Explore one of the largest urban parks in North America, conveniently located in the Greater Toronto Area. Discover the natural wonders of Canada through the park's rich assembly of forests, creeks, farms and trails as well as marshland, a beach on Lake Ontario and human history spanning 10,000 years.
This park is home to wildlife, including black bears. If you see an animal from a distance, please leave it alone. Do not approach it and do not run. Learn more on how to stay safe.
Parks Canada is committed to providing visitors with exceptional outdoor experiences. Remember to bring essential items such as water, snacks and sun protection.
Discover the park's natural, cultural and agricultural stories with friendly and knowledgeable Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff.
Closures are in effect at various locations, including Glen Rouge Campground. Visit the important bulletins page for more information.
Preparation is key for a safe, enjoyable hike. Read these tips before visiting the park.
Visiting Rouge National Urban Park
Things to do, trails, programs, volunteering, and at-home activities.
How to get here, parking availability, accessibility, facilities and services, best time to visit, the Rouge app.
Guided tours, programs, workshops, and learning experiences.
Important bulletins, hiking tips, seasonal hazards, water safety, wildlife safety, and visitor guidelines.
About Rouge National Urban Park
Conservation and science, animals, plants, the environment, and research.
History, archeology, cultural landscape, and agriculture.
Jobs, management plan, advisory committee, partners, news, park establishment milestones, realty services and contact us.
Indigenous history and connections, First National Advisory Circle, and cultural use.
Contact Rouge National Urban Park
For emergencies within the park:
Hours of operation
Rouge National Urban Park is open to the public 365 days a year.
Rouge Beach’s lower parking lot is open this summer from 7 am to 9 pm daily. All other parking lots are open from 7:30 am to 9 pm daily.
Visitors should note that trails are not maintained in the winter. Visitors are responsible for their own safety.
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