||Rouge Park Map
At 79.1 km2, Rouge National Urban Park will nearly double the size of the current regional Rouge Park.
Canada's first national urban park will stretch from the ecologically and agriculturally important Oak Ridges Moraine
down to Rouge Beach at Lake Ontario. The park, which includes parts of the Rouge River, Petticoat Creek and Duffins
Creek watersheds, will include lands located in the cities of Toronto, Markham and Pickering, the Township of Uxbridge,
and the regional municipalities of York and Durham.
Rouge National Urban Park's diversity of resources, landscapes and heritage, will include:
For more information about the Rouge National Urban Park initiative: www.parkscanada.ca/rouge
- rare Carolinian forests;
- Bead Hill National Historic Site;
- significant geological outcrops from the interglacial age;
- more than 1,700 species of plants, birds, fish, mammals, insects, reptiles and amphibians;
- large tracts of rare Class-1 farmland - the rarest, most fertile and endangered in the country;
- and evidence of human history dating back more than 10,000 years, including some of Canada's oldest known Aboriginal historic sites, villages and travel routes.
Would you like to visit the Park?
Rouge Park has many entrance points. The best place to start your visit depends on what activities you are interested in.
For more information about Parks Canada and the Rouge National Urban Park initiative, please visit one of Parks Canada's welcome areas - Meadowvale Welcome Area (1749 Meadowvale Road / at Zoo Road, Toronto, M1B 5W8) and North Welcome Area (10725 Reesor Road, Markham, L6B 1A8). These welcome areas are open from spring to fall.
During peak season, these areas host special events and educational programming, and staff are available to help visitors plan their trip to the Rouge and other Parks Canada sites across the country.
Visiting from out of town?
The current Rouge Park is located in Toronto and York Region, in Ontario, Canada. Click here for a general location map of the park.
Click on the map below to learn more, or see the Explore section for details about each visitor area, including trail maps and directions.