PLAN YOUR VISIT
TO RUTHVEN PARK

Ruthven Park nestled along the banks of the Grand River provides habitat for twenty-four species currently considered at risk and have been recorded on the property.

Visit the Gate House office or call ahead so we can help you with admission details.

ADMISSION

Visit the Gate House office or call ahead so we can help you with admission details.
We have plenty of local events and activities year-round. Find out what's coming up!

LOCAL EVENTS

We have plenty of local events and activities year-round. Find out what’s coming up!
Learn the many reasons why Ruthven Park's unique offerings attract visitors from near and far.

TOURIST ATTRACTION

Learn the many reasons why Ruthven Park’s unique offerings attract visitors from near and far.

Plan Your Visit To Ruthven Park National Historic Site

Ruthven Park National Historic Site is nestled along the banks of the Grand River provides habitat for twenty-four species currently considered at species at risk and have been recorded on the property. Not all of the species are permanent residents. Migratory birds may use the property for breeding in the summer and feeding or resting in the spring or fall. Other species such as reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects and mammals may spend all or part of their time on Ruthven Park National Historic Site property as they move through their life cycle.

The Ruthven Park National Historic Site 1860’s brick estate Gate House situated along Hwy. #54 welcomes visitors to the entry point of the grounds. Once on the property, make sure a stop at the Thompson family cemetery situated on the southern boundary of the picturesque landscape is included in your visit.  Hiking trails are situated throughout the property and provide the opportunity to walk through the Carolinian forest, view the river or enjoy the butterfly meadow.

Also, do not forget to take a tour of our Greek Revival Mansion while you visit our amazing park.

Please take a look at The Coach House for any of your upcoming special events, weddings, receptions or business meetings.

Upcoming Events

Latest News

Fall Hours

The Welcome Centre and Grounds: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am to 5:00pm

The Mansion: Reminder that our regular tours of the Thompson Mansion season has come to an end.  Be sure to check out our upcoming events to take advantage of tours of the mansion. We do offer tours of the mansion to pre booked groups of 15 or more. Give us a call today or check out our website for more information 905.772.0560 or www.ruthvenpark.ca

 

Contact Us:
Phone: (905) 772-0560 
Toll-free: (877) 705-7275

Mailing Address: 
243 Haldimand Hwy. #54,
Box 610
Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0

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Today marks Col. Andrew (3rd generation) and Violet Thompson's 125th Wedding Anniversary. See picture for a note written from Violets mother Edith to Colonel Andrew as well as a newspaper article (probably a Toronto paper) describing their wedding. Happy Anniversary Andrew and Violet 🎉 #history #thompsonfamily #cayuga #haldimand #ruthvenpark ...

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Don't forget Andy Robertshaw is speaking tonight here at Ruthven Park National Historic Site! You don't want to miss out, admission by donation. Doors open at 6:30pm, Andy will begin at 7pm. Hope to see you out! ...

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