Reesor Road Welcome Area
The Reesor Welcome Area is temporarily closed for improvements. Come visit our new facilities in 2019!
Discover the Rouge at the Parks Canada Welcome Area! Parks Canada staff are on hand seasonally to help you find a suitable trail, the perfect photo opportunity or answer your questions about Rouge National Urban Park
(Note: Trail development is ongoing. There are currently no nature walks from this location.)
Location: 10725 Reesor Road
Parking: Free, but limited
Washrooms: Sorry, no washroom facilities are located at this site.
From downtown Toronto (Note: directions start at one of two downtown highways, the Gardiner Expressway or the Don Valley Parkway).
Distance: 45 kilometres (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
- - Continue to 10725 Reesor Road.
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 downtown Union Station, take GO Transit Bus 71 towards Uxbridge. Get off at Get off at Main Street at Stouffer Street. York Region Transit Bus 9 towards Stouffville (3 stops). Get off at Tenth Line/Hoover Park Drive. Walk along Tenth Line to Reesor Road (Tenth Line becomes Reesor Road). Destination will be on left. (Approximately 45 minutes).
By Commuter Train/Bus
Sorry, there is no direct GO Transit link to this site.
Distance from downtown Toronto: Approximately 53 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.