Walking Tours, Talks, Workshops & Nature Hikes


CITY PARKS CLOSURES COVID-19. Full details (primarily amenities including DOLA).


The High Park Nature Centre is temporarily closed during COVID-19. Please check their website for future updates.

Sunday walks are suspended until further notice.

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 2020 Sunday Walking Tours brochure

Sign up for email reminders

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


February 2

Winter Wonders Photo-Buff Walk Led by photographer David Allen.

February 16

Winter Tree Identification Led by Jaclyn Scobie, Urban Forestry.

March 1

Spring is Coming Led by Monika Croydon.

March 15

Climate Change and its Impact on Grenadier Pond Led by Senior Aquatic Ecologist Christine Tu-Parker.


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

The High Park Nature Centre is also offering Indigenous Family Nature Walks, 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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