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
Directions: TTC bus: #54A/E stops at Lawrence Avenue East and Starspray Blvd GO Train: Rouge Hill GO Station on Lakeshore East line is 1.3 km from beach entrance Driving Directions Location: 195 Rouge Hills Drive, Toronto From Highway 401: Exit Port Union Road southbound. Turn left at Lawrence Avenue East, follow Lawrence Ave eastbound to the end where you will see the entrance to the beach. Information provided by the Rouge Park website.
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For more information on the great sport of snowshoeing please see our partner Snowshoe Canada
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