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High Park, Toronto

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Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Wander around the 161 hectare (400 acre) High Park, the largest park within the city limits. Amenities include an area consisting of a large pond, gardens, a zoo, and fields developed for games and picnicking, along with a rare example of unspoiled oak savanna. Take a ride around the park on the trackless train that circles the site for an overview of the different areas. A cafe here offers coffee and refreshments. If you're visiting on a weekend, you may be able to make a purchase from the organic produce market. For High Park and beyond, use our Toronto trip builder to get the most from your Toronto vacation.
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  • Over 50 walking trails, most zigzagging through the the forested areas. With the late warm spring weather, some of the trees and flowers are blossoming alter than normal. We went on a weekday...  more »
  • One of the best spots in the GTA. I love everything about this park. Loads of space for walking, playing or just a nice picnic. The kids playground is one of the best and the amenities are excellent.....  more »
  • We went specifically to see the flower bed in the shape of the maple leaf ! The park is fine for a walk .... beside the water is cool and it’s close to everything if you want to stop for a coffee or.....  more »
  • Seriously!!!! Probably the most beautiful park in Toronto. High park is set in the fabulous rolling Hills and a central Toronto area. Not only is it always lush and beautiful (even in the winter) it's absolutely refreshing. The nice thing about high park is that most of the time you can go off when the trails yourself and you don't have to stay on a beaten path. watch out for the high park cherry blossoms when they come however be careful this attraction brings pretty much every single person in Toronto into the park! Try to pick a day that's not as busy as a Saturday or Sunday to view this special event. a side note is that my husband says that a lot of Pokemon come up in this area and he's found several people to do raids against with. We've both even done raids together with others in this park. Everyone here in this area seems pretty sweet. (If your into games). There are several beautiful landmarks as well as a great history lesson in this park. Also the squirrels are extremely friendly oh, did I mention the zoo? also the restaurant however I will leave a separate post based on the restaurant ....
  • Wow, what can I say about high park. It hold very special place in my life... something incredible happened here.. Its beautiful. Biggest in Toronto. Lots of activities you can do with family and friends. I like to those ducks. Quack Quack Quack... Quack... Wear sun block and bug spray.. Trails for bike ride,jogging, long romantic walks.. benches to see water and ducks or peaceful sitting away from crowd.. Have lots of fun.. and make memories like we did...
  • Went skating, free skate rink is open all day. Played in the snow with my daughter. Sunned myself against the pool building. Then photographed the winter gardens. I love the exceptional Dawn redwood specimens. Love this place if I'm looking to spend time outdoors.
  • It is a nice park, specially in summer. It becomes an awesome place when cherry blossoms. Thousands of people visit this park to enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms. Mobile public toilets are available in that time. Overall, lovely park and it gives fresh feeling about nature which attract people.
  • The High park is a natural park in Toronto. If you like to walk, run or just sit and listen to nature, than you will like the High park. It has something for everybody, sport facilities, educational facilities, gardens, zoo, playground or a pool. In spring don't forget the cherry blossoms, you will see hundreds of people in the park taking pictures, but the park has its beauty in summer as well as in fall and winter

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