Closures in effect at various locations in Rouge National Urban Park. Please check important bulletins page for more information.

Glen Rouge Campground remains closed until further notice, including through the 2023 camping season, as Parks Canada works with its partners to plan for necessary upgrades. The Mast Trail and Trailhead parking lot remain open to the public.

Rouge National Urban Park

Coyotes and black bears have been known to be active and seen in the park. If you see an animal from a distance, leave it alone, do not approach and do not run. Learn more on how to stay safe.

Explore the largest urban park 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.

Free guided walks

Discover the park's natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and knowledgeable Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff.

Important bulletins

Stay informed about closures and notices at Rouge National Urban Park. Check out our important bulletins page for more information before you visit.

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Summer safety

Summer weather can truly be wonderful,but it presents unique hazards. Plan ahead and be prepared.

Visiting Rouge National Urban Park

Activities and experiences

Things to do, trails, programs, volunteering, and at-home activities.

Plan your visit

How to get here, parking availability, accessibility, facilities and services, best time to visit, the Rouge app.

Tours and programs

Guided tours, programs, workshops, and learning experiences.

Safety and guidelines

Important bulletins, hiking tips, seasonal hazards, water safety, wildlife safety, and visitor guidelines.

About Rouge National Urban Park

Nature and science

Conservation and science, animals, plants, the environment, and research.

Culture and history

History, archeology, cultural landscape, and agriculture.

Stewardship and management

Jobs, management plan, advisory committee, partners, news, park establishment milestones, and contact us.

Indigenous connections

Indigenous history and connections, First National Advisory Circle, and cultural use.

Contact Rouge National Urban Park

General inquiries:


For emergencies within the park:
Call 911

Hours of operation
Rouge National Urban Park is open to the public 365 days a year. For parking lot hours, visit Live parking information page. Visitors should note that trails are not maintained in the winter. Visitors are responsible for their own safety.


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