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Rouge Park Conservation Area

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Sheppard and Meadowvale, Toronto, Ontario L4G 0L8, Canada
+1 855-811-0111
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A great forest escape

I have been spending time hiking and playing in the Rouge park since I was a kid a few decades ago... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
No signs on the trails...

Trails in this Park are easy level. There are not good and clear signs to indicate the right ways... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Sao Paulo, SP
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Sheppard and Meadowvale, Toronto, Ontario L4G 0L8, Canada
+1 855-811-0111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been spending time hiking and playing in the Rouge park since I was a kid a few decades ago. It is nice to see the lands are now recognized as a National Park. There are some very nice trail options and traversing these...More

1  Thank grey0wl
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Trails in this Park are easy level. There are not good and clear signs to indicate the right ways. I have not seen any animals (birds or beaver or squirrel). There are 4 trails to do: Orchard, Rouge, Vista and Woodland. All are easy...

Thank KINO K
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Just next to that zoo, you won't imagine you will find a national park! We went for a festival and enjoyed it very much, hope to go back soon!

Thank ValvaMG
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We went for a walk on a cool March day. There is no winter maintenance in this park. The riverside trail was fairly flat, but the shoreline had eroded away in several parts and made the walkway very narrow or dangerous. The other trail we...More

1  Thank Cruise281
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

While I never felt totally removed from the surrounding city, it is nonetheless a very inviting escape from the hustle and bustle. Lots of trails and wildlife to enjoy, and especially nice around fall with the colourful leaves. There are many access points and intersecting...More

1  Thank Zeusthecockapoo
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is Canada's FIRST URBAN NATIONAL Park. What differentiates it from our other National parks is it's proximity to Toronto, the largest metropolitan area in the country. While it brings to mind my other favourite urban park- Central Park in NYC, when the Rouge National...More

Thank NursebakerToronto
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a great park, and definitely worth a visit, though it is a relatively strange choice as a national park, considering Canada's other standout national parks. While there is lots of nature here, two major four lane highways cross this park's path, and signs...More

1  Thank Edward W
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great linked hikes within the city limits of Toronto but you feel as if you are far far away. Open Carolinian woods, a rushing stream (Little Rouge Creek) a bit of elevation, wildlife, lots of birds, peace and quiet. This park is transitioning to Canada's...More

2  Thank Jack C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

this place is awesome for hiking, relaxing, jogging and taking your dog for a nice exercise run. close to the toronto and its free!!

Thank buji1979rn
Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you are looking to avoid long trips, traffic and expenses to get away for a day or two this is a good alternative. Slated to be part of a very unique National Park in the future, this will be the first truly urban National...More

Thank MelOshawa
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a
district heavily influenced by immigration. With a
number of low-rent shopping and dining options making
it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one
of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise
green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for
bargains and discounts. It also draws in
photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Cruise281 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. For the entrance off Kingston Road, there are no BBQ grills in the park area. I cannot say if they are in the campground area.
Sayli M
25 October 2016|
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Response from NursebakerToronto | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that there is any cost to go on the guided walks. They are lead by volunteers, very knowledgeable ones