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Encyclopedia > Rouge Park

Rouge Park is a large urban park located in east end Toronto. Most of it is actually not an urban park in the strictest sense of the term, but is actually a rather large rural area where development was declared off-limits, then established as a park. People still live and even farm there. Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Established: March 6, 1834 Area: East to West: 43 km North to South: 21 km629. ...


Established in 1995 by the Province of Ontario, the park consist of 50 square kilometres of parkland, mostly in Toronto, but some is located in Markham, Ontario. The park was created as a means to protect some of the watershed. The Rouge River remains the healthiest river that flows through Toronto. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Established: March 6, 1834 Area: East to West: 43 km North to South: 21 km629. ... Markham is a town in York Region, directly north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ...


The park is part of the Rouge River Park system and the largest urban park in North America. It stretches from Lake Ontario to the Oak Ridges Moraine in York Region. The Rouge River is a two river system Little Rouge and Rouge River in the east and the northeast parts of Toronto and begins at the Oak Ridges Moraine near Richmond Hill. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... Lake Ontario seen from near Wolcott, New York Lake Ontario (French: lac Ontario), bounded on the north by Ontario and on the south by Ontarios Niagara Peninsula and by New York State, is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. ... The Oak Ridges Moraine is an ecologically sensitive geological landform in south central Ontario, Canada. ... York Regional Municipality, also called York Municipality or York Region, is a municipality in south-central Ontario, between Lake Simcoe and Toronto. ...


The sites in park:

  • Twyn Rivers Area
  • Glen Eagles Vista
  • Glen Rouge Campground
  • Rouge Beach
  • Woodlands Area
  • Milne Park
  • Toogood Pond
  • Bruce Mill's Conservation Park
  • Phyllis Rawlinson Park

Waterways in the park:

  • Toogood Pond
  • Milne Dam
  • Bruce Creek
  • Carleton Creek
  • Morningside Creek
  • Little Rouge River
  • Rouge River

Reference

  • Rouge Park website

 
 

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