All Parks Canada facilities are temporarily closed, all visitor services and all motor vehicle access by visitors are suspended until further notice.

The health and safety of Canadians, visitors and Parks Canada team members is our top priority.

We are following the advice of public health experts and taking steps to support the Government of Canada’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and reduce risks to visitors, employees, and other users of Parks Canada spaces.

Effective 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Parks Canada is temporarily suspending all visitor services and motor vehicle access by visitors until further notice. We will limit activities to basic critical operations.

Parks Canada will re-evaluate the temporary closure on an ongoing basis and keep you updated as more information becomes available. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for updates.

Current situation in Rouge National Urban Park

Here's what you need to know if you are planning to visit Rouge National Urban Park

Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, all motor vehicle access by visitors at Rouge National Urban Park will be suspended until further notice.

All visitor services remain suspended and all visitor facilities remain closed. This means that all parking lots, washrooms and day use facilities are closed until further notice. Roadways that pass through the park will remain open.

While access to the trails is still physically possible throughout Rouge National Urban Park, we discourage Canadians to visit as most parking lots will be closed and locked.

Anyone considering a visit to Rouge National Urban Park at this time should cancel their plans. Further details can be found here.

Stay informed

Parks Canada is working with our partners to keep visitors and residents informed and safe.

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