Visit Toronto’s High Park

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Explore High Park Toronto

all-inclusive, illustrated, nature-centred guide to High Park in Toronto

You will find ideas for your visit, useful links and all your questions answered on one beautifully organised and fact-checked page managed and updated regularly by High Park Nature. Don't hesitate and do reach out to suggest updates or new information, we love to improve!

OPEN High Park GUIDE

Maps and Directions

High Park is a large urban park located in the City of Toronto, west of the city core and close to Lake Ontario. It can be reached by public transit and by walking or cycling, or by car.

High Park Map 2017-2019. Source: City of Toronto
High Park Management Plan maps (2002)
Topographical map of High Park (1895)

Tours, Talks and Workshops

A variety of walking tours, hikes, talks and workshops are offered in High Park throughout the year.

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Responsible Use

Please use the park in a responsible manner so it can be enjoyed by others now and for generations to come.

Running Dogs at Dog Hill. Photo: Tony Pus
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What's New?

Welcome to Our New Website!

By High Park Nature | September 14, 2020
Since the High Park Nature website was first launched in 2010, it has provided a wealth of information about the natural features of High Park. Now we are pleased to…

New Treatment for Buckthorn

By High Park Nature | July 9, 2020
This summer Urban Forestry is partnering in a demonstration trial with BioForest, a forest pest management company, to manage invasive buckthorn shrubs using the bioherbicide Chontrol Peat Paste. The active…

Toronto Star article, January 13, 2020

By High Park Nature | April 5, 2020
“We love High Park for its natural beauty. Will that love be the death of it?” Read the article or The Star Pressreader version

High Park Christmas Bird Count Results

By High Park Nature | December 27, 2019
The most recent High Park Christmas Bird Count was held on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 (a very windy day). The High Park route ended up with 43 species, our lowest since…

High Park Stewards Summary 2019

By High Park Nature | December 1, 2019
There were over 280 participants (between 110 individuals coming at least once) who came out to High Park Stewards field restoration events. The average number of Stewards that attended each…

Ecology

History

Birds

Mammals

Herps

Fish

Insects

Trees + Shrubs

Wildflowers

Grasses

Wetland Plants

Invasive Plants

Research

Restoration

Volunteer

Maps