Walking Tours, Talks, Workshops & Nature Hikes

Bob Yukich

A variety of walking tours, hikes, talks and workshops are offered in High Park:

Free Sunday Walking Tours

- High Park Walking Tour Committee

Family Nature Hikes, Talks & Workshops

- High Park Nature Centre

Sunday Education Sessions (winter only)

- High Park Stewards

See also:

Western Ravines & Beaches Discovery Walk - self-guided walk

Savannah Plants Guide




Download the 2019 Sunday Walking Tours brochure

Follow us on @HighParkWalks

When: 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month, including holidays.

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Where: Meet at the benches, across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park.

Walks may go on wooded trails, so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

Walks are led by volunteer scientists, historians, and local naturalists who will help you to understand and explore High Park’s many significant features. Walking Tours are volunteer-led with the support of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

Karen Yukich


Sunday, July 7

Invasive Plants and Animals Led by Stephen Smith.

Sunday, July 21

Caterpillars, Moths, and Butterflies Led by Don Scallen.

Sunday, August 4

Wildflowers and Grasses of the Oak Savannah Led by Shawn Patille.

Sunday, August 18

Park Restoration Led by Toronto Urban Forestry.

Sunday, September 1

Art of the Park Led by Grace Petrucci.

Sunday, September 15

Sand Prairie Plants Led by Terry Fahey.


High Park Nature Centre

Family walks are great for all ages! Walks are led by staff of the High Park Nature Centre. Recommended donation $2-$5 / person or donate-what-you-can. No registration required unless indicated.

All walks meet at the High Park Nature Centre at 375 Colborne Lodge Drive unless special instructions are given. More information.

All Family Nature Walks are supported by Toronto Field Naturalists.

Adult workshops are aimed at an audience looking to learn more about nature. No previous knowledge is required! Registration is required for all workshops.

Questions and more information: naturecentre@highpark.org or call 416-392-1748. Our Office Hours are between 9am – 4pm, Monday – Friday. More information.



More Nature Centre Programs

This summer the High Park Nature Centre is also offering Indigenous Family Nature Walks, Wild Bee Buzz Talks and much more. Check the High Park Nature Centre calendar for more details!


For more events within and outside High Park, see Other Groups & Events


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