Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, Toronto
Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, Toronto - Address, Phone Number
Address: 1749 Meadowvale Rd, Scarborough, ON M1B 5W8, Canada
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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About Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, Toronto
This park is so huge and so surely gaining in popularity that it almost certainly will become Canada’s first urban national park. There’s over 40 square kilometres of trails, wetlands, wilderness, beaches, farmlands, creeks, golf courses, hills, marshes, viewpoints and forest to explore, all bursting with hundreds of species of flora and fauna. The main activity here is hiking. The whole park is criss-crossed with excellent trails. One of the, the Glen Eagles Vista trail, leads to an incredible viewpoint from where to see the Rouge River and Little Rouge Creek valleys. The white sand beaches of Rouge Beach Park are excellent for swimming, and you can actually kayak on Rouge River. For a full briefing of events, programmes, campings, hikes and activities at the park, call or visit the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, or check out their website.
How To reach Rouge Valley Conservation Centre by Public Transport
- Bus 85, 86 stop Meadowvale Rd at Zoo Rd
- Drive to here.
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I went there with a group of teens on an October weekday. The office was closed, and the outdoor maps were quite sunbleached. It was hard to tell where the trails started and went. Luckily we met a number of fellow friendly hikers who were quite helpful. Once we got onto the trails, we were treated to some amazing views. Don't miss the lookout on the eastern branch on the VISTA trail. There are no signs about, but it gives a great view of the valley. These trails are very steep, and are not for the young or those with limited mobility. Once big issue we had: apparently the trail is used for horses as well it was very unpleasant to keeping having to watch our step from the "presents" they left scattered all along two trails we took. Can't the riders clean up after them?
Wheelchair accessible portapotties, lots of parking, great vistas, quiet forest 🌳 and varied forests. The only drawback is the highway is close, you definitely hear it and the loop is closed so you need to track back. Other than that it's witchy and wonderful.
Wonderful place to go for a walk, and enjoy the peace and quiet, surprisingly right in the city. My favourite place in Toronto, along with the Islands and the Bluffs.
Love this hike flat some nice wet lands but easy to get loss I will share photos later
Love it! We hike these trails a few times every summer. Just 40 minutes from downtown Toronto