Or will we let the 107 year old dream of people like Drury and Zavitz be unfulfilled?
High Park Toronto (161 hectares/400 acres)
High Park [Wikipedia] is Toronto’s largest public park featuring many hiking trails, sports facilities, diverse vegetation, a beautiful lakefront, convenient parking, easy public transit access, a dog park, a zoo, playgrounds for children, a couple of eateries, greenhouses, picnic areas, a bunch of squirrels and various events throughout the year.
On this website you can find information about High Park to help you plan your visit and to learn what makes this beautiful park a true gem in the Southwestern part of Toronto. You can also view pictures of the park either on the photo gallery page or using the image slideshows located on every page.
In addition to almost all that, we have Springwater Park at 193 hectares or 477 acres:
- a significant headwaters of the largest intact wetland in southern Ontario, the RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands-registered Minesing Wetlands,
- the 1929-era, continuously remembered, nationally-registered, Vespra Boys cenotaph and
- a +5,000 year old First Nations trail from Lake Simcoe to the wetlands.