Invasive Plants and Animals

Join Stephen Smith as he leads us on an informative walk to learn about plants and animals that have taken over parts of the park, and what can be done to control them. Stephen Smith is a forester and certified arborist…

Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies

Don Scallen dove into the natural world as a little boy and has remained immersed ever since. He’s a birder, butterfly blitzer, fish watcher and a native plant aficionado. He is also captivated by insects including caterpillars and moths. For…

Plants and Pollinators

Join Clement Kent as he leads you on a journey of exploration, discovering High Park’s plants and pollinators. Clement is an avid gardener and lover of nature. He’ll entertain you with his insights, demonstrations, and even some quizzes.

A look into High Park’s prescribed burns

Ever wanted to know more about the prescribed burn program at High Park? Join us for a guided look at some of the burn sites that were recently completed! You’ll hear about some of the goals, achievements and process of conducting a…

Spring Awakening Photo Buff Walk

David Allen is a professional photographer who has been taking pictures in High Park for decades In this lively and interactive walk, David will show you how to get the perfect picture. Whether you are interested in flowers, animals, people,…

Architecture and Structures

Discover the wonderful variety of buildings and structures in High Park. Tour leader Mark Ellwood is the son of a well-known Montreal architect. He has done volunteer construction and design work on a number of buildings, including the Revue Cinema.…

Toronto Biennial of Art at Colborne Lodge

Explore public artworks in High Park and the ways in which they respond to the natural landscape in a 2-hour tour. This tour will include work by Marguerite Humeau and Eduardo Navarro that have been installed at Colborne Lodge as…

Fall Nature Hikes 2021: BEWARE THE PARASITES!

The High Park Nature Centre is offering guided hikes on Saturday afternoons this fall. On October 30 from 1:30 to 3:00.  Registration Required $10. See Nature Centre website for more details.

Fall Nature Hikes 2021

The High Park Nature Centre is offering guided hikes on Saturday afternoons this fall, from Oct 16th to Dec 4th from 1:30 to 3:00. We invite you to build your friendship with nature by exploring the many gifts and riches…

Fall Nature Hikes 2021: Pond-ering the Grenadier

The High Park Nature Centre is offering guided hikes on Saturday afternoons this fall. On November 20 from 1:30 to 3:00.  Registration Required $10. See Nature Centre website for more details.

Ecology

History

Birds

Mammals

Herps

Fish

Insects

Trees + Shrubs

Wildflowers

Grasses

Wetland Plants

Invasive Plants

Research

Restoration

Volunteer

Maps