This trail traverses marshland, agricultural fields and features two boardwalks with one pergola overlooking a marsh. The boardwalks are made of a fiberglass substructure that will last hundreds of years, and are one of Rouge National Urban Park’s newest green initiatives.

Location 10725 Reesor Rd, Markham
Lat: 43.937719, Long: -79.222739
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Difficulty Easy 
Distance 1.6 km
Time 45 minutes (one way)
Washrooms Available at the Reesor Day Use Area
Parking Limited free parking is available all year at the Reesor Day Use Area

Trail Features

  • Fiberglass boardwalks – The first of its kind for Parks Canada, these unique boardwalks are one of RNUP’s many green initiatives.
  • Marsh and agricultural viewscapes – Take in the views of the restoration planting filled with flowers that bloom brilliant purple and gold in the Fall.
  • Pergola sitting area – Take a break, enjoy the views and fresh air in the sitting area on the boardwalk.