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  • Free Sunday Walking Tours

    Walks take place every first and third

    Sunday of the month, (except April and

    July = 2nd and 4th Sundays), from 10:30

    a.m. to 12 noon.

    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

    Parks many significant features.

    Walking Tours are volunteer-led with the

    support of Toronto Parks, Forestry and



    2018 Schedule

    Join us

    for a walk in the park




    High Park Nature Centre

    The Nature Centre offers year-round

    outdoor education programs that

    provide the opportunity to gain an

    appreciation of the park's unique

    ecosystems and to participate in the

    restoration of the parks natural areas.

    Call the Nature Centre at 416-392-1748

    or visit

    Volunteer Stewardship

    Join the Volunteer Stewards and the

    Toronto Urban Forestry staff in

    restoring wildlife habitat and increasing

    biodiversity. Help with watering,

    planting, seed collecting and controlling

    invasive species. Learn about the

    environment through presentations

    and field trips. Sessions are usually

    held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of

    each month except December.

    To volunteer, send an email to:

    Visit Colborne Lodge

    Visit the house where John and

    Jemima Howard lived the founders of

    High Park. This historic museum is run

    by the City and features many original

    furnishings and artifacts.

    Call 416-392-6916.

  • January - April

    Jan 7 A New Years Stroll

    Jan 21 Winter Survival:

    Hiders, Hibernators and


    Pat Parent

    Feb 4 Wonders of The Winter


    Don Scallen

    Feb 18 The Naked Trees of


    Toronto Urban Forestry

    March 4 High Park

    Through the Ages

    Dave Berndorff

    March 18 Grenadier Pond Awakens

    Christine Tu-Parker

    April 8 My Favourite Trails

    Sarah Doucette, City


    April 22 Spring Awakening

    Photo-Buff Walk

    David Allen

    High Park Walking Tours - 2018 Sunday Morning Walks

    May - August

    May 6 Amazing Birds of the Park

    Brian Bailey

    May 20 Visiting the Zoo

    Leader TBD

    June 3 Seeing Torontos Oak

    Savannah Through History

    Joanne Doucette

    June 17 Plants and Flowers

    Ron Luft

    July 8 Invasive Plants and Animals

    Stephen Smith

    July 22 Caterpillars, Moths, and


    Don Scallen

    Aug 5 Insects and Their Habitats

    Taylor Leedahl

    Aug 19 Wildflowers and Grasses of the

    Oak Savannah

    Karen Yukich

    September - December

    Sept 2 Touch the Earth

    Joanne Doucette

    Sept 16 Passion and Poetry

    Julia Bennett

    Oct 7 Trees in the Fall

    Terry Fahey

    Oct 21 Autumn Splendour

    Photo-Buff Walk

    David Allen

    Nov 4 Geological Wonders and


    Frank Remiz

    Nov 18 Art of the Park

    Grace Petrucci

    Dec 2 Architecture of the Park

    Mark Ellwood

    Dec 16 Holiday Hike and Brunch

    Walking Tours Committee

    Free Walking Tours take place every first and third Sunday of the

    month, (except April and July = 2nd and

    4th), from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon,

    starting at the benches just south of

    Grenadier Restaurant.