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.



Hooded Merganser male with fish. Photo: Mike Taggart

Diving Ducks

During fall migration many diving ducks stop to feed at High Park's ponds. This male Hooded Merganser is gobbling down a small fish. Read more about ducks in High Park >>

Acorns. Photo: Karen Yukich

A Feast of Acorns

Acorns are absolutely perfect meals for squirrels, chipmunks, mice, blue jays and insects. Squirrels can open and eat acorns in half the time it takes to eat other hard nuts and seeds. Read more about acorns in High Park »

on hawk hill

Hawk Watch

The High Park Hawk Watch runs until Nov. 30. Drop by Hawk Hill to see the action! Read more about watching hawks in High Park »

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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