High Park

1873 Bloor St. W
Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3- Map It
(416) 388-0338

AAA Editor Notes

High Park is at Bloor St. W. and Parkside Dr. A former estate, the park covers 161 hectares (400 acres). Features include the Hillside Gardens, Grenadier Pond, sunken gardens, flowers, hanging basket gardens, nature trails, an oak woodlands walking tour, ponds, rockeries and streams, a mini-zoo, swimming and wading pools, catch and release fishing (valid license required), playgrounds, a leash-free dog park, a trackless scenic train tour and cross-country skiing. Canadian Stage performs Shakespeare plays in an open-air theater in July and August. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Grounds free. Trackless train $4.50; $3.50 (ages 1-12 and 65+). Walking tour and theater by donations.
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk. Trackless train operates daily 10:30-dusk, May 1 to mid-Sept.; Sat.-Sun. 10:30-dusk, in Apr. and Sept.-Oct. (weather permitting). Theater performances Tues.-Sun. 6-8 p.m., July-Aug.