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 Amazing park near public transport. There are many interesting things to see but I liked to most walking by the lake and also Shakespeare Theater with free admission (in fact you are supposed to pay what you think is fair price. I was here several times and it was pleasure to run away from big city to this beautiful place for rest and relaxation. And I will be coming here again when back in Toronto.

Tonko Lacmanovic - 14 days ago

5 Star Rating High Park is to Toronto as Central Park is to New York; it’s a defining landmark for the City of Toronto. It has hockey rinks, baseball diamonds, picnic areas, space for Yoga retreats, and much more. It’s also a very popular place for joggers, cyclists, photographers, and last but not least, nature lovers. It’s a great place to find solace, to take a walk with your lover, to spend some family time, and to hang out with friends. There’s usually plenty of free parking available, and it’s easily accessible by public transit. High Park is perhaps most popular for its cherry blossoms in spring, and for its fall colours. Otherwise, it remains a vast and pleasant park for all Torontonians.

Snowy Owl Travel & Entertainment Group Toronto - 16 days ago

5 Star Rating Imagine walking with the love of your life, cup of warm tea in hand, and surrounded by birds and nature. This place is where you come to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and escape for a short period. A place to recharge. A place to reflect. I'm looking forward to the spring when I can jog through the trails. Also a good park for dog walking/running.

Edwin Arbito - 17 days ago

5 Star Rating Beautiful. In the heart of downtown Toronto. Spread over 150+ acres. Walkable from High park subway station. Best place for a picnic in the city. Fall colors were amazing. Family friendly. Must visit in the fall

shwetha raj - 18 days ago

5 Star Rating I love this place! This park has everything you can imagine - a cafe, cute bridges, ponds, and amazing spots for photography. I take all my clients here that want photos taken in the forest and it is extra special in the fall. This park is so easy to navigate and you can even rent out areas for picnics/parties as well. They even have a zoo! This is great for children's birthday parties! This park is very well maintained, and I would recommend going to anyone! Such a great place to visit!

Monika Mistry Photography - 1 month ago

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