Walking Tours, Talks, Workshops & Nature Hikes

Bob Yukich

A variety of walking tours, hikes, talks and workshops are offered in High Park:

Free Sunday Walking Tours

- High Park Walking Tour Committee

Family Nature Hikes, Talks & Workshops

- High Park Nature Centre

Sunday Education Sessions (winter only)

- High Park Stewards

See also:

Western Ravines & Beaches Discovery Walk - self-guided walk

Savannah Plants Guide




Download the 2019 Sunday Walking Tours brochure

Follow us on @HighParkWalks

When: 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month, including holidays.

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Where: Meet at the benches, across the road from the south side of Grenadier Restaurant in the middle of High Park.

Walks may go on wooded trails, so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

Walks are led by volunteer scientists, historians, and local naturalists who will help you to understand and explore High Park’s many significant features. Walking Tours are volunteer-led with the support of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

Karen Yukich


October 6

Mapping the Roads and Trails of High Park Led by historian and naturalist Joanne Doucette.

October 20

Autumn Splendour Photo-Buff Walk Bring your camera or photo device and shoot nature’s colourful glory with High Park photographer David Allen.

November 3

Geological Wonders and Origins Frank Remiz, writer, researcher and student of geology, unearths the secrets of the park’s topography and geological history.

November 17

Buildings and Structures in the Park A trek around the park's buildings and structures with Mark Ellwood.

December 1

To Be Scheduled

December 15

Holiday Hike and Brunch An informal stress-relieving holiday outing. A brisk but casual social walk ending with brunch.


High Park Nature Centre

Family walks are great for all ages! Walks are led by staff of the High Park Nature Centre. Recommended donation $2-$5 / person or donate-what-you-can. No registration required unless indicated.

All walks meet at the High Park Nature Centre at 375 Colborne Lodge Drive unless special instructions are given. More information.

All Family Nature Walks are supported by Toronto Field Naturalists.

Adult workshops are aimed at an audience looking to learn more about nature. No previous knowledge is required! Registration is required for all workshops.

Questions and more information: naturecentre@highpark.org or call 416-392-1748. Our Office Hours are between 9am – 4pm, Monday – Friday. More information.



More Nature Centre Programs

The High Park Nature Centre is also offering Indigenous Family Nature Walks, and much more. Check the High Park Nature Centre calendar for more details!


For more events within and outside High Park, see Other Groups & Events


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