Nature Trails near Toronto - Eastside, Ontario

Toronto Eastside

General boundary: Don Valley Parkway to Victoria Park Avenue; St. Clair Avenue East to Lake Ontario

A hip, emerging community that encompasses a dazzling array of neighbourhoods, the east end is best explored over a couple of days. After all, you’ll want to make room for the culinary adventures awaiting in Little India, also known as Gerrard India Bazaar, and bustling Greektown on the Danforth. The Beaches area is another draw, with its laidback boutiques, casual restaurants, pubs, patios and Blue Flag certified swimming beaches. For prime retail and brunch therapy, don’t miss Leslieville, known for its indie boutiques, cafés and restaurants.

City of Toronto!
Welcoming over 40 million visitors annually, Toronto is the leading tourism destination in Canada. This bold, dynamic city offers superb attractions, music and events backed by the best convention and sports facilities in Canada.
Toronto offers a wide variety of tourism options:
Music, film, sports, cultural, entertainment, performing arts, festival and events, international cuisine, parks and recreation, first-rate accommodations, and shopping, including 7 professional sports teams, 8,000 restaurants, more than 500 live music venues, more than 50 tour operators and over 100 attractions.

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Don Valley Hills & Dales Discovery Walk

The Don Valley Hills & Dales Discovery Walk leads you on two overlapping loops through the Don Valley and nearby neighbourhoods. Although you can begin this Discovery Walk at any point along the route, a good starting point is the Broadview Subway Station. From...

Eastern Ravine & Beaches Discovery Walk

Although you can begin the Eastern Ravine & Beaches Discovery Walk at any point along the route, a good starting point is the northern end of the enchanting Glen Stewart Ravine. Follow this ravine down to the Lake Ontario shore and explore the Eastern Beaches and...

Glen Stewart Ravine Trail

Glen Stewart Ravine Trail is a short walk but it’s a good one to start with for those looking to learn about Toronto’s ravine system. That’s because the city of Toronto parks department has developed an interpretive nature trail through the ravine...

Leslie Street Spit Trail

The Leslie Street Spit Trail is in one of North America’s most remarkable public urban wildernesses. It is a 5-kilometre long peninsula, built by lakefilling, that juts into Lake Ontario close to downtown Toronto. Started 40 years ago, it was intended to be a...

Taylor Creek Trail

Taylor Creek Trail follows a major tributary to the Forks of the Don River. Three rivers meet at the forks and form the Lower Don River: the East Don, the West Don and this tributary. Known by several names over the years, the two most commonly used names —...

Tommy Thompson Park

Tommy Thompson Park is located on a man-made peninsula, known as the Leslie Street Spit, which extends five km into Lake Ontario and is over 500 hectares in size. The park represents some of the largest existing natural habitat on the Toronto waterfront, encompassing....