Rouge Park, one of Toronto's best kept secrets, and Toronto's largest park is becoming Canada's first national urban park. It will stretch from the Oak Ridges Moraine to the shores of Lake Ontario and cover over 40 square kilometres encompassing Canada's largest wetland, National Historic Sites, wilderness areas, historic farmlands, fishing areas and a sandy beach. French explorers are responsible for giving the park its name and the history of the area can be traced back to the 1700s and events in the 1990s laid the groundwork for the development of Rouge Park as Canada's first national park. There are many outstanding viewpoints in Rouge Park. Glen Eagles Vista is one of them.
This park features: Diverse wilderness landscapes, historic sites, extensive trails, outstanding viewpoints, Rouge Beach, Rouge River
Rouge Park is listed as one of the top 13 spots to see birds in Toronto in the City's Birds of Toronto Biodiversity Series booklet, which is available in libraries across the city.