Parks & Pathways

Conservation Halton: Maple Town and Sweetwater Season

At two of Halton’s conservation areas, guests can celebrate delicious and historic traditions by visiting Mountsberg’s Maple Town and Crawford Lake’s Sweetwater Season. Each are full of fun learning activities, entertaining staff, and delicious maple samples, while Mountsberg features amazing animal encounters and horse-drawn wagon rides, and Crawford Lake honours Indigenous
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Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA): Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Enjoy a sticky and sweet family day at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival, in two TRCA locations: Kortright Centre for Conservation in Woodbridge and Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park in Whitchurch-Stouffville. Watch demonstrations and participate in activities for the whole family, and of course, there
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Ontario Place – Lumière: The Art of Light

Ontario Place hosts Lumière: The Art of Light (formerly Winter Light Exhibition), an annual art event that transforms Trillium Park, along the shore of Lake Ontario. This free light exhibition allows visitors to experience art developed by Ontario artists utilizing innovation, light and discovery to celebrate the change of seasons
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Ontario Provincial Park Skating
Guide to the Best Spots to Go Skating at an Ontario Provincial Park

You’ve skated on the city’s outdoor and indoor hockey rinks… but have you ever gone skating in the wilds of Ontario? It’s possible in our gorgeous province’s parks! Families can even camp in heated cabins and yurts for a fully immersive natural winter experience. Rush into our Guide to the
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Parks Playgrounds
Guide to the Best Family Parks and Playgrounds in Toronto *Updated for 2023*

When you look at a satellite map of Toronto, you’ll notice a good amount of green! Thanks to the ravine system, the Toronto Islands and astute city planning, there are gorgeous parks perfect for a family outing strewn all around town. We’ve rounded up our favourite spots, so lay back
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Adventure Parks Southern Ontario
Guide to the Best Adventure Parks and Treetop Trekking in Southern Ontario

Feel like an epic adventurer while still staying close to home, as you fly on a zip line, navigate a treetop obstacle course and traverse a sky-bridge at these adrenaline-pumping spots. So, zip into our Guide to the Best Adventure Parks and Treetop Trekking in Southern Ontario! (Click on the
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Parks Hiking
Guide to the Best Parks and Pathways for Hiking in Toronto

Toronto has many parks and trails that are easily accessible despite being a sprawling urban metropolis! Our city is home to extensive trail networks that offer a variety of trail types and experiences. There are multi-use trails, natural trails, discovery walks and hundreds of wonderful parks to enjoy. It’s also
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Disc Golf
Where to Play Disc Golf in Toronto

For when it’s not dry and warm enough for mini-putt or a full 18 holes, now there’s disc golf! It’s a fun outdoor activity to play any time of year, thanks to equipped parks and golf courses around the city. Best of all, most of the courses are free to
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Light It Up: An East Toronto Lantern Celebration

Celebrate the Spring Equinox and fill the sky with lanterns at Light It Up: An East Toronto Lantern Celebration, presented by East End Arts, Shadowland Theatre and Workman Arts. There are free weekly lantern-making workshops at the Crescent Town Club from February 1–March 14 (free registration required), or you can
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A Taste of Farm Life at Riverdale Farm

Riverdale Farm makes it feel like you’re actually in the country, instead of in the heart of Toronto. Get a taste of farm life on their beautiful 7.5 acre property, which boasts impressive gardens and adorable animals like horses, goats and chickens. Stop to smell the flowers along the way,
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