High Park is one of the few places where you can actually forget that you are in the middle of a city.
On the Wing
Watch carefully and you may spot this large Spicebush Swallowtail. High Park's abundant sassafras trees support Toronto's only known breeding colony of this southern species. Also watch for the yellow and black Eastern Tiger
Swallowtail. Read more about butterflies in High Park »
This is peak flowering time for many savannah plants. Look for woodland sunflower, black-eyed Susan, butterfly milkweed, cup plant, big bluestem and many others. See the Savannah Flowers Gallery »
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
PLEASE NOTE: All volunteer programs are suspended due to COVID-19.
You can help protect High Park
Your voice as a concerned citizen lends weight to issues that matter to you, the community and the park as a whole.