High Park Toronto

High Park is Toronto's largest park and offers lots of things to see and do

Landscaped Gardens in High Park
Landscaped Gardens in High Park

At 398 acres High Park is the largest park within Toronto. It features a large area of natural parkland including a large pond, beautifully landscaped gardens, an outdoor pool (seasonal), a children's adventure playground, sports and cultural facilities and even a zoo.

There are multiple paved and unpaved trails throughout the park. The unpaved trails are restricted to walkers and hikers, while the paved trails are shared with cyclists.

The parks geography is hilly with a couple of ravines running from north to south through the park.

Grenadier Pond, at the western boundary of the park is home to numerous species of birds as well as marsh wildlife. There is a beautiful landscaped garden along the hillside east of the pond. Grenadier Cafe located in the centre of the park will take care of the munchies while you explore the park.

Located west of Downtown Toronto, High Park is easily accessed from High Park Station on the Bloor-Danforth Subway Line. For more information see the Official Website: High Park Toronto.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: No

Hours: Mon-Sun 24/7

Address: Toronto, On

Website: High Park Toronto

Directions

TTC Subway Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Bloor DanforthHigh Park Station2 Minutes

How to get to High Park Toronto by TTC Subway

No Bus needed. From High Park Station walk south on High Park Avenue ½ block to the park entrance then continue south into the park.

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Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5High Park Star Rating

5 Star Rating Huge park with lots of places to visit such as a zoo, a lake, a restaurant, a theater, and even a swimming pool. You can take a walk for hours and still haven't finished visiting all areas of the park. One side of the park leads to the lake, just by crossing a road so you can rest and enjoy the beautiful lake as well as its breeze after your long walk in the park. The restaurant "le Grenadier" offers a good variety of delicious food and has a nice big patio. It's very pleasant to eat there during the warm days. High park is also known for its cherry blossom that happens in Spring. Worth a visit for sure. Just make sure you plan to spend at least half a day there.

Jinja Sheard - 3 days ago

5 Star Rating What a gorgeous place! It was nice and clean, very busy and the kids had a blast. The playground is huge and full of families enjoying time together. We did a lot of walking and there was still more to see but the little ones wanted to go back and see the animals. We had an amazing time and will definitely be going back.

Stacey Kuehl - 12 days ago

5 Star Rating High Park is a huge city park filled with an array of activities for all ages and all species. You will most likely visit more than once; I would pay to visit this place, but it is free (though donations are accepted at points). To name a few there are classic swings and jungle gym for the kids, tennis court, soccer area (football for the rest of the world), swimming pool, ice rink, dog free roaming area, restaurant, and a zoo! Perfect for family walks, romantic strolls, picnics, taking mans best friend to roam freely and meet other dogs. Overall great experience and lovely memories.

Sam Soh - 18 days ago

4 Star Rating Great off leash trails and dog park. There is a nice small zoo which is great for kids. The park has everything. There is even a really good spot for breakfast. Last time we were there they had a bit of a wasp (or bee) problem but they were very accommodating and helped us avoid it as best they could.

Jack Giannone - 21 days ago

4 Star Rating Good park for strolling. You can do fishing also here in the lake. Very good children play area has so many swings. It has a small zoo as well where you can see different animals in their natural habitat. It has a nice garden with different species of flowers. Also if you feel hungry there are plenty of options to eat here.

Mayank Singhal - 1 month ago

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