This trail traverses marshland, agricultural fields and features two boardwalks with one pergola overlooking a marsh. The boardwalks are made of a fiberglass substructure that will last hundreds of years, and are one of Rouge National Urban Park’s newest green initiatives.

Location 10725 Reesor Rd, Markham
Lat: 43.937719, Long: -79.222739
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Difficulty Easy 
Distance 1.6 km
Time 1-2 hours (return)
Washrooms Available at the Reesor Day Use Area
Parking Limited free parking is available all year at the Reesor Day Use Area

Trail Features

  • Fiberglass boardwalks – The first of its kind for Parks Canada, these unique boardwalks are one of RNUP’s many green initiatives.
  • Marsh and agricultural viewscapes – Take in the views of the restoration planting filled with flowers that bloom brilliant purple and gold in the Fall.
  • Pergola sitting area – Take a break, enjoy the views and fresh air in the sitting area on the boardwalk.