Although you can begin the Northern Ravines & Gardens Discovery Walk at any point along the route, a good place to start is the Lawrence Subway Station. The route leads you through Lawrence Park, Chatsworth, Blythwood and Sherwood Park ravines.

GETTING THERE AND BACK: You can reach the suggested starting point on public transit by taking the YONGE subway to Lawrence Station. The 11 BAYVIEW bus serves the suggested tour end point on Bayview Avenue.

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Northern Ravines & Gardens Discovery Walk characteristics

Length: 4.8 km and should take 1.5 hrs.
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Paved and Crushed limestone
Trail use: Hiking
Partially wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet.

Amenities: Washrooms

Attractions: None

Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation 416-338-5058

Find it: Lawrence Subway Station, Toronto

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.7253670
Longitude: -79.4020770