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Paddling Toronto’s flooded Rouge River in the spring

The Rouge River is one of our favourite spring paddling routes: it’s easy to access and typically stays flat even at high water levels.¬†When we arrived at Rouge Hill Park in June 2019, however, we discovered that it was completely flooded! The high water level on Lake Ontario caused a lot of havoc that year, […]

Taking one last look at the Riverside-Mast Trail ridge before the descent down to the Rouge River

Wild Toronto: Winter hiking in the Rouge National Urban Park

The southernmost end of Toronto’s Rouge River is one of our favourite urban waterways to paddle in the spring, and later in the year too if water levels are high enough to float our canoe. The Rouge River is rarely used by other boaters, and we often see all kinds of wildlife as we paddle […]