Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly

Discover the natural wonders of High Park

Toronto’s High Park is home to one of North America’s most endangered habitats: Black Oak Savannah – a remnant of the sand prairie systems that once covered much of southern Ontario.

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Sightings

White-breasted Nuthatch. Photo: Iain Fleming

Winter Birds

Winter birds, such as this White-breasted Nuthatch, have settled in to feast on seeds and berries in High Park. Read more about winter birding in High Park »

Oak in winter. Photo: Karen Yukich

High Park in Winter

Visit High Park in winter and see what is often obscured by summer's greenery. 

Coyote in Winter. Photo: Tony Pus

Wildlife in Winter

Winter can be a good time to spot wildlife like this coyote. Read more about wildlife in winter »

Map of High Park

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Tours, Walks, and Talks

What's New?

Chronolog project at Grenadier Pond. Photo: Karen Yukich

The View from Here Grenadier Pond joins worldwide Chronolog project

A new Chronolog mount has been installed at the lookout pier on Grenadier Pond by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA).  This pilot project invites visitors to take digital pictures of the same view over time and post them…

Responsible Use

Resources, tips and advice on how to balance recreation and taking care of nature when visiting Toronto's High Park.

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.

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.

Make a difference by volunteering with High Park Stewards or the Natural Environment Committee.

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