High Park, Toronto

High Park, Toronto - Address, Phone Number

Address: 1873 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3, Canada

Phone: +1-4163380338

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About High Park, Toronto

Toronto’s favourite nature retreat is 161 hectares of hilly and wooded land with two ravines running north to south. It was opened in 1876 and now has lots of recreation facilities - playgrounds, picnic areas, off-leash areas for dogs, paved and unpaved trails, a free to use swimming complex, a winter ice hockey ice rink, tennis courts and baseball diamonds. Outside of this usual fare the park also has:

  • Colborne Lodge: A historical museum in a 19th century building.
  • Gardens: So many types of gardens! Rock, hanging, ornamental, flower Japanese, sculpture, and children’s.
  • Grenadier Cafe

The small but adorable High Park Zoo, established in 1893, is free to visit, and its 11 paddocks house various domesticable species such as bison, llamas, peacocks, reindeer, highland cattle, wallabies, emus and barbary sheep. It receives over half a million visitors every year thanks to its location in the park.

In summer watch out for events like Shakespeare in High Park in the park's amphitheatre.

High Park Information

  • Check the park’s event calendar on the park website.
  • The park has a map on its website with a detailed legend highlighting its attractions.
  • Cycling not allowed on unpaved paths.

High Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • High Park Zoo: 7am - sunset

How To reach High Park by Public Transport

  • Buses 301, 501 stop The Queensway at Colborne Lodge Dr West Side.
  • Subway 2 stop High Park.
  • Buses 506 stop High Park Loop.
  • Bus 300 stop Bloor St West at Parkside Dr.

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