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Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas!

 
 

TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

The Raptors of High Park - Family Nature Walk Saturday, Oct. 21, 1:30–3:00pm at the High Park Nature Centre. Join us to learn about the fascinating characteristics of raptors and the best places to spot them in High Park. More details

Fall Birding for Beginners - Adult 2-part Workshop Thursday, Oct. 19, 6-8pm & Saturday, Oct. 21, 8-10am. Learn the basics of birding from expert birder Emily Rondel! Learn how to identify common fall birds by sight and sound, how to use a field guide and binoculars to their maximum potential, and where to look for birds. $60 ($44 seniors) Register

 

Geological Wonders and Origins - Walking Tour Sunday, Nov. 5, 10:30 to 12 noon. Frank Remiz, writer, researcher and student of geology, unearths the secrets of the park’s topography and geological history. Meet at the benches, across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park.

 

More Sunday walks

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

Explore High Park this Fall and enjoy the fall colours!

More...

 

A MAST YEAR FOR OAKS

Every 4 years or so there is a bumper crop of acorns. This could be the year! Read more

 

HAWK WATCH

The High Park Hawk Watch runs until Nov. 30. Drop by Hawk Hill to see the action! MORE ABOUT BIRDS

MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK IN AUTUMN

 

PARK STORIES & ART PROJECT

 View the latest entries

 

MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK

Find out what makes High Park such an outstanding natural area. READ MORE and Facts & Figures

 

VOLUNTEER

High Park Stewards

Buckthorn Busting #1

Sunday, October 22, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Meet us at site 7C, (north of High Park Blvd, west of Parkside Dr.) or in front of the Grenadier Restaurant for the Boulevard Beds work, rain or shine

More stewardship program information and photos.

Follow us on      VOLUNTEER!

Plant Sale 2017 photos and volunteers

Special Stewards 20th Anniversary page

 

Natural Environment Committee

Read the September 2017 issue of UPDATE with news from our recent activities.

PAST ISSUES. More details

 
 

You can help protect High Park

If you see any behaviour infractions, dead animals, safety hazards or other problems in the park, call 311 or email 311@toronto.ca. More key contacts and tips on how to use the park responsibly.

 
 

RESOURCES

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

See a list of gardening resources.

Native Plant Sale.

Savannah Plants brochure (pdf 8.5x14) to take on your visit to our Restoration Sites (pdf).

In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners

 

WHAT'S THAT FLOWER?

Wendy Rothwell has created a beautiful and informative website Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park. Wildflowers may be searched by botanical name and by colour.

 

RESEARCH ITEMS

View our list of research articles on tallgrass prairie, invasive species and other related items. Academic Research List (.pdf) and Research

 
 

OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS

There are many activities happening in Toronto that you may also be interested in attending. READ MORE. See also The Local Scoop

 
 

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