Discover some hidden (and not so hidden) gems
There are hundreds of great parks throughout Toronto. Each one is important to its neighbourhood, and many have special features that make them popular destinations for residents and visitors alike. This list highlights some of the many parks that make Toronto a great place to live, visit and play.
Featured Parks in the City of Toronto
The garden is a hands-on learning environment that combines interactive features with recreational programming for children to discover the wonders of the natural world and to embark on the great adventure of reading.
The park is home to many species of wildlife, including birds, fish and animals. Recognized as one of the most significant natural sites within the City of Toronto, the park contains an outstanding concentration of rare plant species.
Located in Toronto's Inner Harbour, this unique park includes grassy hills, a long sand beach extending along the water's edge. With its stationary yellow shade umbrellas and Muskoka chairs, this park is known as 'Toronto's Urban Beach'.
Riverdale Farm represents a 19th century Ontario farm. Tour the Farm’s scenic 7.5 acres along pathways through wooded areas, around ponds, and into butterfly-herb-flower-vegetable gardens.
Bluffs stretch for about 15 km along the Lake Ontario shore, from the Eastern Beaches of Toronto in the west, to West Hill in the east. They were formed by the natural processes of wind and water erosion from Lake Ontario.