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Toronto Parks




Find beautiful parks and gardens in a city so developed and modern like Toronto, is amazing. Besides to be careful with each green place, garden and park in the city. Besides, here are little ravines that protect the growing of vegetation, creeks and streams naturally, therefore many Toronto nature parks are called with the name of these creeks and streams for example: Rouge park, Black Creek, East Don or Lower Highland Creek, inter alia. All of them are well maintained and apt to the public.

However, the monuments, sculptures and water fonts adorn Toronto, too. All these elements are combined with nature routes, boulevards, squares, inter alia. For example the Toronto Sculpture Garden or the High Park are worthy representatives. As you see, Toronto is not only nightlife, museums or business, otherwise is the most ecological city in all Canada. We invite you to know more about the nature and ecology of Toronto. Below we show you the most important parks and gardens.


Ashbridge's Bay Park

Ashbridge's Bay Park

Lakeshore Boulevard East, Coxwell Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4M 1B4, (ON) Canada
Tel: +1 416 392 8186

Using for everyone from dog walkers and cyclists to rollerbladers, this parkland region of the Beaches is widely popular between the fashionable and free-spirited. Encompassing big expanses beach and boardwalk, the area is generally host to summertime sporting competitions and Toronto music festivals. Visitors to the city can enjoy of the vegetation and make a good use of the park's fire-pits and picnic areas, while additional facilities offer public toilets, drinking fountains, parking and a boat launch.

Toronto parks and gardens open: daily - 24 hours
Toronto parks and gardens admission: free

High Park

High Park

1873 Bloor Street West, Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2N2, (ON) Canada Tel: +1 416 392 1111

Extending across 400 acres / 160 hectares, this delicious parkland provides a regale of opportunities for outdoor pursuits comprehending swimming; ice skating, baseball, tennis and walking, with generous nature trails. Besides the recreational activities offering, visitors come to Toronto's High Park to delight its very woodland and picnic areas, and to tour the park's very own zoo and greenhouse. Outdoor theater performances are also a regular occurrence here in the summer months.

Toronto parks and gardens open: daily - 24 hours
Toronto parks and gardens admission: free

Thomson Memorial Park

Thomson Memorial Park

Lawrence Avenue, Brimley Road, Toronto, Ontario, M1P 4N7, (ON) Canada
Tel: +1 416 396 7406

Named after the Thomson family, who were between the principal settlers in the Scarborough area of Toronto in 1796, the Thomson Memorial Park is most distinguished for being home to the fascinating Scarborough Historical Museum. Visitors to the museum can explore the history of the area, while the park grounds provide everything from tennis courts and soccer fields to softball diamonds and a petting zoo. Families can delight the public picnic areas offered, while children can cool off in the wading pool.

Toronto parks and gardens open: daily - 24 hours
Toronto parks and gardens admission: free

Trinity Bellwoods Park

Trinity Bellwoods Park

790 Queen Street West, Strachan, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2N2, (ON) Canada
Tel: +1 416 392 1111

Mainly known as one of the best point to come and practice tennis in the city of Toronto, Trinity Bellwoods Park is home to a total of eight tennis courts, the use of which is open to the public. The courts are divided into two groups, with one set of courts accessible for use free of charge for a 30-minute period.

Toronto parks and gardens open: Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 17:00
Toronto parks and gardens admission: free

Toronto Sculpture Garden

Toronto Sculpture Garden

115 King Street East, Church Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1G6, (ON) Canada
Tel: +1 416 485 9658

Situated across from St. James Cathedral, this stimulating and imaginative garden is the appropriate place to going out from the urban jungle for a few hours. Housing dozens of sculptures in the middle of beautiful flora and fauna, the Toronto Sculpture Garden is not only a good point to rest and admire art, but is also host to an acclaimed restaurant, which overlooks the garden.

Toronto parks and gardens open: daily - 08:00 to dusk
Toronto parks and gardens admission: free





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