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 An absolutely gorgeous and sizable park with a nice pond view and a zoo inside. Good for families, couples, and the pensive soul that wants to cozy up to a nice book or just to enjoy nature alone. It has been my consistent choice of a weekend getaway for many years now, and I will definitely miss it if I one day move away from the area. Highly recommended nature area!

Karine Fuller - 2 days ago

5 Star Rating Beautiful large, spacious park just out of the city center! You can take subway, bus or drive there with free parking in the park although parking spaces are very limited in the summer. There is a small zoo for children and many green spaces and ponds. In the spring is especially pretty because the cherry blossoms will bloom and it looks so great!

Steven Lin - 14 days ago

5 Star Rating Beautiful park close to the city. Nice trails and quiet places to get away from the hustle bustle. Nice flowers during summer. You will love the cherry blossoms in the spring. Easily accessible from the Lakeshore road or Bloor street. There are few parking spots.

Inderjit S - 22 days ago

4 Star Rating High Park is the perfect place for a quick family outing and a great picnic. Carry your own food if you aren't a fan of restaurant menus and be sure to pack your belongings in a way that you can carry them around conveniently. Children have a lot to.lool forward to be it the ice cream shops,the Zoo, the Toy Train,to name a few. If you enjoy greenery and long walks, this is the place to visit. I recommend going here in summers if you want to spot different species of insects/birds. A place to rejuvenate your senses from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Shreya Atre - 24 days ago

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