Rouge Beach – 1.0 km

Make a Splash in Lake Ontario! Where the Rouge River meets Lake Ontario, there’s a sandy beach and a wetland full of wildlife waiting for you. The marshes at Rouge Beach are the best and biggest in Toronto. The sandy beach is a popular summer spot for neighbours and visitors. Go fish! From dusk to dawn you can enjoy a day of fishing on the river.

•Sandy beach
•Swimming (beach is open seasonally in accordance with Toronto Public Health approval and lifeguard on duty when officially open)
•View of Lake Ontario and shoreline east to Pickering
•Marshes offer wildlife viewing
•Canoeing on river and in marshes. NO motorized boating permitted.
•Fishing access. Seasonal provincial license required.
•Easily accessible boardwalk and pathway near marshes
•Access to Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail
•Washrooms, drinking water

What will you see on this trail?

•A view of Lake Ontario, the shoreline to the east, and the mouth of the Rouge River.
•A variety of wetland and shoreline plants and animals.


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