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Welcome to High Park, one of Toronto's most significant natural areas.

 
 

TOURS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Wild Wetlands of High Park - Family Nature Walk Saturday, May 20, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Explore the beautiful wetlands surrounding the majestic Grenadier, Toronto’s largest pond! Learn why wetlands are such an important ecosystem and who is lurking above and below Grenadier’s waters. More details

The Ecology of Grenadier Pond Sunday, May 21, 10:30 am to 12 noon. Spring brings big changes to Grenadier Pond. Led by Senior Aquatic Ecologist Christine Tu-Parker. More details

More Sunday walks

More Family Walks, Talks and Workshops

 
 

NEWS & SIGHTINGS

SPRING BEES

Cellophane bees, also known as "tickle bees", are one of the first insects you can see in the dry open areas of the oak savannah. READ MORE More about High Park in Spring.

 
 

PARK STORIES & ART PROJECT

More details & how to submit your story.  The latest entries

 
 

OTHER NEWS

  • Chess House washroom will reopen soon.
  • Lower Duck Pond berm will be replanted this spring.
  • New stairs leading from the Children's Garden to Grenadier Pond will be installed soon.
 
 

MORE ABOUT HIGH PARK

Find out what makes High Park such an outstanding natural area. READ MORE High Park Facts & Figures

 

VOLUNTEER

High Park Stewards

Garlic Mustard Busting

Sunday, May 28, 2017 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant

More stewardship program information and photos.

Follow us on      VOLUNTEER!

Plant Sale 2017 photos and volunteers

Special Stewards 20th Anniversary page

 
 

Natural Environment Committee

Read the January 2017 issue of UPDATE with news from our recent activities. PAST ISSUES. More details

 
 

You can help protect High Park

If you see any behaviour infractions, dead animals, safety hazards or other problems in the park, call 311 or email 311@toronto.ca. More key contacts and tips on how to use the park responsibly.

 
 

RESOURCES

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

See a list of gardening resources.

Native Plant Sale.

Savannah Plants brochure (pdf 8.5x14) to take on your visit to our Restoration Sites (pdf).

In the Zone A resource for native plant gardeners

 
 

RESEARCH ITEMS

View our list of research articles on tallgrass prairie, invasive species and other related items. Academic Research List (.pdf) and Research

 
 

OTHER GROUPS' EVENTS

There are many activities happening in Toronto that you may also be interested in attending. READ MORE. See also The Local Scoop

 
 

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