Rouge Valley Conservation Centre

 

The Rouge Valley Conservation Centre is located at 1749 Meadowvale Road, Toronto, Ontario. From Hwy 401 take the Meadowvale Road exit, go north past Sheppard Avenue East. Take the ramp up to the Toronto Zoo and turn right at the top of the ramp. The Conservation Centre is the 2 storey house down the road on your right. See maps below for our exact location as we are a bit tricky to find.

The Rouge Valley Conservation Centre is TTC accessible. Please visit ttc.ca or call 416-393-3646 to find the route best for you.

Cycling to the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre? We are located just off the Gatineau Hydro Corridor Trail. Visit the City of Toronto Cycling website for further details. Click here. Please note, while you can cycle to the Rouge, cycling is not permitted on the trails. All trails are strictly hiking trails and there are currently no bike racks for locking up your bicycle.


Parking

While visiting the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre, please feel free to park in one of our 6 Visitor Parking Spots. Please do not park in Staff designated parking spots and please do not park along our driveway or block any gates or entrances as these must remain clear in case of emergencies.

Coming for a Hike in the Rouge?

If you are coming to hike in the Rouge, you should be able to park along Zoo Road (adjacent to our property) at any time from September to May and after 6pm from May to September. However, don’t take our word for it. Follow the posted signs! If they are covered up then you are allowed to park on Zoo Road, if the signs are visible then please park in one of the parking lots listed below :

55 Tywn Rivers Drive (Tywn Rivers Parking Area)

This is a very large parking area with access to the Vista, Orchard and Mast hiking trails. Click here for more information about this area: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/visit/se-rendre-get-there/toronto/twyn


7450 Kingston Rd (Glen Rouge Campground)

This is a very large parking area with access to the Mast hiking trail which connects to the Vista and Orchard trails to the north. Click here for more information about this area: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/visit/se-rendre-get-there/toronto/glen


7 Twyn Rivers Drive (Glen Eagles Vista)

This is a small parking lot with access to only the Glen Eagles Vista trail which overlooks the valley.


19 Reesor Road (Woodland Park)

This is a medium sized parking lot with access to only the Woodland trail. Click here for more information about this area: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/visit/se-rendre-get-there/toronto/woodland


7277 14th Avenue, Markham (Bob Hunter Park, Markham)

This is a large parking area with access to the Bob Hunter Park area only. Click here for more information about this area: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/visit/se-rendre-get-there/markham/bob-hunter

How to find us

To donate to the Rouge Valley Conservation Centre click on the button below:

Have a question or comment?
Click here or email info@rvcc.ca

How to find us