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250 Fort York Boulevard (formerly 100 Garrison Road)

Toronto ON M5V 3K9
fortyork@toronto.ca 
416-392-7500

Fort York National Historic Site is located northeast of Exhibition Place on Fort York Boulevard. The recently completed Visitor Centre is our new front door and is located at 250 Fort York Boulevard. Look for the big red Fort York sign on Fort York Blvd.

BY CAR

From Gardiner Expressway eastbound: Take the Jameson exit off the Gardiner Expressway to Lakeshore Boulevard. Continue eastbound on Lakeshore Boulevard, past Exhibition Place, turning left on Strachan Avenue. North on Strachan Avenue past Fleet Street. The parking lot is on the north-east corner of Fleet St. and Strachan Avenue.  Walk east on Fleet Street and north on Fort York Boulevard to the Visitor Centre.

From Gardiner Expressway westbound: Take the Spadina exit off the Gardiner Expressway and continue westbound on Lakeshore Boulevard. Turn right at Strachan Avenue and continue north past Fleet Street.  The parking lot is on the north-east corner of Fleet Street and Strachan Avenue.  Walk east on Fleet Street and north on Fort York Boulevard to the Visitor Centre.

Parking while visiting Fort York: There is limited accessible and public parking in front of the Fort York Visitor Centre at 250 Fort York Blvd. Additional Green P parking is available at the corner of Fleet Street and Strachan Avenue.

Access this Green P lot via the westbound lane of Fleet Street and turn right onto Garrison Road (Garrison Road is marked by the 'Old Fort York' archway). This parking lot can also be accessed from Strachan Avenue. Once parked, visitors can walk along Fleet Street to Fort York Boulevard to the Visitor Centre entrance.

Parking at Special Events: In most cases there will be limited or no public parking available on site during large special events (concerts, festivals). Attendees are encouraged to use transit, bike, and walk to special events.

BY TRANSIT

From Bloor Street Subway (Line 2): From Bathurst Station on Line 2, take the Bathurst 511 “Exhibition” streetcar southbound. Exit at Fleet Street and Fort York Boulevard stop. Walk north to the Visitor Centre.

From Union Station (Line 1): At Union Station take the 509 Harbourfront streetcar westbound towards the CNE Exhibition grounds on Fleet Street. Exit streetcar at Fleet Street and Fort York Boulevard stop. Walk north to the Visitor Centre.

From Eglinton West Station (63 Ossington Bus): At Eglinton West Station, board the 63 Ossington Bus Southbound. Proceed southbound to Strachan Avenue, south of King Street. Exit the bus at Strachan Avenue and East Liberty Street and walk south towards the Strachan stairs at the west end of Fort York.

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From Exhibition GO Station: From Exhibition GO Station take the 509 Harbourfront OR 511 Bathurst streetcar and exit streetcar at Fleet Street and Fort York Boulevard stop. Walk north on the west side of Fort York Blvd to the Fort York Visitor Centre.

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BY BIKE

Bike parking as well as a Bike Share Toronto station are located outside the Visitor Centre.

From King and Bathurst: From King Street ride south on Bathurst Street towards Lake Ontario. Cross the Bathurst (Sir Isaac Brock) Bridge and turn right onto Fort York Boulevard. Follow the Fort York Boulevard bike lane to the Visitor Centre.  

From King and Strachan: From King Street ride south on Strachan Avenue towards the lake. Turn left at Fleet Street and follow to Fort York Boulevard. Turn left on Fort York Boulevard and ride north to the Visitor Centre.

From the Martin Goodman Trail: At Lakeshore Boulevard and Strachan Avenue exit the trail and ride north on Strachan to Fleet Street. Turn left at Fleet Street and follow to Fort York Boulevard. Turn right on Fort York Boulevard and ride north to the Visitor Centre.

Bicycle Parking at Special Events: Many large-scale events (concerts, festivals) will have additional bike parking. Please check with the event for more information on special event bike parking. 

BY FOOT

From King and Bathurst: Walk south on Bathurst Street towards Lake Ontario. Cross the Bathurst Bridge (over the rail lines) to Fort York Boulevard. Turn right on Fort York Boulevard and follow it to the Visitor Centre (250 Fort York Boulevard).

From King and Strachan: From King Street walk south on Strachan Avenue towards Lake Ontario. Visitors may either take the Strachan stairs through the Garrison Common to Fort York (Please note: Stairs are steep and not maintained in the winter), or else continue south along Strachan to Fleet. Turn left on Fleet Street and follow it to Fort York Boulevard. Turn left on Fort York Boulevard and walk north to the Visitor Centre.

VISITOR INFORMATION

If you have specific questions or concerns, please contact Fort York National Historic Site in advance of your visit at 416-392-7500, or email Fort York at fortyork@toronto.ca.

Up-to-date information on access, special events and closures can also be found at www.toronto.ca/fortevents and on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/fortyork.



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