As Rouge National Urban Park continues to establish, more accessible areas and features will be added. Existing trail networks and locations will be updated to allow for greater access and participation. New builds will also be constructed to incorporate Federal and Provincial accessibility principles, standards and guidelines to help ensure the enjoyment of these locations for a wider range of visitors. Please bear with us during this transition period as we work to improve and expand our resources and programs available to the public. There is no winter maintenance on any of the park trails.

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  • Rouge Beach: There is a paved path and roadway that goes downhill to the lower parking lot and beach area. The Rouge Marsh Trail is a flat boardwalk along the edge of the marsh with views out onto the water. There is a ramp style pedestrian bridge to the Pickering entrance way. The Waterfront Trail leading from the lower parking lot, along the beach is also paved.

  • Glen Eagles Vista: This short trail is flat with grass and granular surface. It provides views of the Rouge River and Little Rouge River valleys as well as interpretive signage.

  • Zoo Road Area: This paved roadway leads down a hill to the wetlands at the Orchard and Cedar trailheads along the roadway. Please note: There may be potholes on the roadway at the bottom of the hill. Please contact us at 416-264-2020 or pc.rouge.pc@canada.ca with information regarding conditions.

  • Bob Hunter Memorial Park: This location has a granular surface parking lot that leads to the trailheads. The Tallgrass Trek Trail in the Bob Hunter area features a mix of granular and paved surfaces that are flat and open. This trail passes by restored wetlands, meadows, and replanted trees. Other trails in this area such as Reesor Way and Tanglewood Trail include steeper grades and natural dirt surfaces. Monarch Trail, on the East side of the Bob Hunter area, is a mix of paved, granular, boardwalk and dirt surfaces, of varying inclines. (For more accessibility information on the trails in Bob Hunter Memorial Park, visit the trail hiking page for specific trail data).

  • Glen Rouge Campground: This area has a paved parking lot and path leading to the Mast Trail trailhead, and down to the Rouge River. The Mast trail is a dirt path with hills and stairs. The path leading down into the campground area is paved, with grass camping patches. The washroom and shower facilities are accessed via a paved ramp near the entrance or by stairs in the heart of the campground area.

  • Reesor Day Use Area: This day use area has a paved parking lot, accessible bathrooms, and is connected to granular surface pathways. (For more accessibility information on the trails connecting to the Reesor Day Use Area, visit the trail hiking page for specific trail data).

  • 19th Day Use Area: This day use area has a paved parking lot, accessible toilets, and is connected to granular surface trails and pathways. (For more accessibility information on the trails connecting to the 19th Day Use Area, visit the trail hiking page for specific trail data).