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. wildflower meadows, cottonwood forests, coastal marshes, cobble beaches and sand dunes. Wildlife, especially birds, flourish at the park, making it one of the best nature-watching areas in the Greater Toronto Area. Other recreational opportunities include hiking, cycling, rollerblading and fishing.

Pets and unauthorized vehicles are not permitted at the park.
Poison Ivy and other poisonous plants are present at the park. Please remain on designated trails.
Mountain biking is not permitted, but leisure cycling is permitted on the roadways.
Tommy Thompson Park features 10 kilometres of accessible paved trail.

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Tommy Thompson Park characteristics

Length: 10 km
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural and Paved
Trail use: Hiking
Wheelchair accessible
Fees: none reported

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported.

Amenities: washrooms

Attractions: lookouts

Toronto Regional Conservation Authority 416-661-6600

Find it: 1 Leslie St, Toronto, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 43.6510550
Longitude: -79.3221130