A rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working farms in the Greater Toronto Area, Carolinian ecosystems, Toronto’s only campground, one of the region’s largest marshes, unspoiled beaches, amazing hiking opportunities, and human history dating back over 10,000 years, including some of Canada's oldest known Indigenous sites.

Featured things to do

Guided Hikes in the Rouge provide a pleasant break from the city

Spend a few hours with a guide at Rouge National Urban Park to discover more about the park’s wildlife, ecosystems, farms and amazing cultural heritage. Each season brings new reasons to explore.

Volunteer at the Rouge!

Immerse yourself in a wide variety of opportunities that may not be available to a regular visitor, such as leading guided walks, restoring ecosystems, photographing wildlife and park activities, cleaning up litter, attending community events and festivals and so much more.

The Rouge - unfiltered

Rouge National Urban Park provides the perfect place to unwind, breathe fresh air and get away from the fast pace of city life.

Getting here

Zoo Area: 

M1B 5W8

Reachable by foot, car, train, bus, subway, bike and even canoe, Rouge National Urban Park invites you to explore your own way!

How to get here

Hours of operation

Rouge National Urban Park is open 365 days a year. 

Fees

Entry is free.

Contact us

  • Telephone: 
    416-264-2020 
  • Fax: 416-264-2167 
  • Email: rouge@pc.gc.ca

For information about Glen Rouge Campground, or to book a campsite visit the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, or call: 1-855-811-0111 (Toll free) or 1-226-706-8518 (International).

Mail:

Rouge National Urban Park
Parks Canada
105 Guildwood Parkway
PO Box 11024
Toronto, Ontario
M1E 1N0 

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Sites nearby

  • Bruce Peninsula National Park

    Bruce Peninsula National Park beckons hikers to travel woodland trails, swimmers to refresh in clear waters, explorers to discover the rugged limestone coast and campers to revel at a stunning night sky.

  • Fathom Five National Marine Park

    Fascinating limestone flowerpots, pristine freshwater, lush cliff-edge woodland, serene backcountry campsites, historic lightstations and exciting scuba-sites make Fathom Five National Marine Park an awe-inspiring Great Lake escape.

  • Georgian Bay Islands National Park

    Swim in Lake Huron’s clear waters. Cycle wooded island trails. Hike paths that meander between ecosystems. Unwind at a cosy cabin. Welcome to an inspiring and beautiful place. Welcome to Georgian Bay Islands National Park.

  • Fort George National Historic Site

    Mingle with British redcoats among Fort George’s soldier’s barracks, palisades and cannons; experience the sounds of the War of 1812 through Fort George’s internationally renowned 41st Fife and Drum Corps; witness military demonstrations and fire a musket yourself!