Walking in Toronto

There are many great walking destinations in Toronto. From parks to neighbourhoods to the indoor PATH system and outdoor street events, Toronto offers a diverse array of walking opportunities for everyone.

Pedestrians walking in Chinatown

Discovery Walks

Discovery Walks is a program of self guided walks that link city ravines, parks gardens, beaches and neighbourhoods. Signage along some of the routes provides information on the area's heritage and environment.

Parks and Trails Maps

The City produces a map of Toronto’s Parks and Trails to help you plan your walking adventure. To find this map and other helpful city maps.

The PATH system

The PATH is downtown Toronto's underground walkway. According to Guinness World Records, PATH is the largest underground shopping complex in the world. It links 27 kilometres of shopping, services and entertainment. For more information or to download a PATH map.

The Streetscape Manual 

The Streetscape Manual is a reference tool developed to guide the design, construction and maintenance of streetscape improvements on Toronto’s arterial road network.

Public Street Events

Outdoor community events can be great walking opportunities for the whole family. View for a calendar of street events in the city.

Toronto Waterfront

Toronto’s Waterfront is undergoing important development. Already a popular walking destination, plans for the new Toronto waterfront aim to maintain and improve miles of wetlands, parks, boardwalks, promenades and heritage foot trails. It will also be a place for festivals, bike and boat races and activity-filled public squares. Learn more ...

Tap into TO! 

Toronto wants the world to discover all our city has to offer. And how better to do that than by putting the world in touch with the people who know and love Toronto the best - the people who live here.

Sidewalk Inventory

The sidewalk inventory is a database containing information on the presence of sidewalks and related features throughout the city. It can be viewed as an online interactive map or by obtaining the GIS files on Open Data Toronto.

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