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April 25, 2003
Make a reservation now for Glen Rouge Campground
  
Parks and Recreation - You can now book a campsite at the Glen Rouge
Campground, Toronto's only campground, in Rouge Park at Kingston Road and
Sheppard Avenue East. The 2003 camping season opens on Thursday, May 15.

The 8.7 hectare campground is equipped with 125 sites, including 87 that are
fully serviced for recreational vehicles and 11 that are designed specifically
for backpackers. The facility is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week
throughout the camping season and is equipped with public phones, firewood
sales, washrooms with showers and laundry facilities.

Glen Rouge Campground is a unique urban wilderness experience, offering the
best of both worlds for travellers. Nature enthusiasts can hike or paddle into
the heart of the Rouge Park, an ecological treasure and the largest urban park
in the country. At the same time, those looking for adventure in the city will
find the campground is just minutes away from tourist attractions - the Toronto
Zoo, Lake Ontario beaches and a GO train ride away from all the excitement of
downtown Toronto.

To register for a campsite, call 416-338-CAMP (2267). For more information
about Glen Rouge Campground please visit our Web site at
http://www.toronto.ca/parks.


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