Bob Hunter Memorial Park
Please note: Not all trail sections at Bob Hunter Memorial Park are open at this time. Two trail closures exist that affect the Reesor Way, Tanglewood and Monarch trails. These closures are well marked on site and alternative trail options are available.
Bob Hunter Memorial Park celebrates a Canadian Hero – Bob Hunter, who was an environmental champion, journalist and author who worked tirelessly to protect biodiversity and celebrate nature.
Location: Parking area at 7277 14th Avenue
Parking: Free, but limited
Washrooms: A portable washroom is seasonally available near the parking lot
From downtown Toronto (Note: directions start at one of two downtown highways, the Gardiner Expressway or the Don Valley Parkway).
Distance: 45 km (35 minutes without traffic)
Via the Gardiner Expressway/Don Valley Parkway/Highway 401
- - Gardiner Expressway East to Don Valley Parkway North
- - Merge onto Don Valley Parkway North
- - Don Valley Parkway North to 401 East
- - Merge onto 401 East
- - Take exit 389 for Meadowvale Road
- - Continue on Meadowvale to Old Finch Road
- - Turn left onto Old Finch Road
- - Turn right onto Reesor Road
- - Turn right onto Steeles Ave. East
- - Make a quick left back onto Reesor Road - Follow Reesor Road to 14th Avenue
- - Turn left onto 14th Avenue
- - Turn left into parking lot at 7277 14th Avenue.
By Public Transit
Whether you’re travelling from Toronto, Markham, Pickering, Mississauga or Hamilton, you can use public transit to visit Rouge National Urban Park. Plan your trip to Rouge National Urban Park today at Triplinx.ca
Popular Transit Routes
From Union Station, take GO Transit Bus 71 towards Uxbridge. Get off at YMCA Boulevard and Kennedy Road. Ride York Region Transit Bus 8 towards Steeles Avenue (2 stops). Get off at Kennedy Road at 14th Avenue. Transfer to York Regional Transit Bus 14 towards Copper Creek Eastbound. Exit 14th Avenue at Vettise Avenue. Walk 20 minutes via 14th Avenue to Bob Hunter Memorial Park.
By Commuter Train/Bus
Sorry, there is no direct GO Transit link to this site.
Distance from downtown Toronto to Bob Hunter Memorial Park: Approximately 42 km.
Note: Both the TTC and Go Transit allow you to bring bikes onto their trains and buses or have bike racks, though some restrictions apply at peak travel times. Consult their websites for more information and to help plan your route.
CAUTION! Please note that biking to the park and between park areas can involve cycling on busy roads, many of which do not have dedicated cycling lanes. Please exercise caution and cycle safely.