Kortright Centre for Conservation
The Kortright Centre is Canada’s largest environmental education centre. We’re located in the City of Vaughan just 10 minutes north of Toronto. There is a diversity of ecosystems within the 800 acre park including a river valley, marshes, meadows and forests, as well as a visitor centre, green energy exhibits and much more! You can explore these landscapes on more than 16 kilometers of walking trails and through many activities that put you in touch with the environment.
Rouge Park is North America’s largest urban natural environment park, 50 km2 in size, reaching from the Oak Ridges Moraine to Lake Ontario. A unique partnership park offering hiking, camping, a beach and spectacular views. Many areas are accessible by public transit. Visit www.rougepark.com for details. “Wild in the City!”.
Tommy Thompson Park
This 5km peninsula made from landfill has been transformed by nature into an extraordinary wildlife and bird reserve where people can find a car-free refuge to enjoy quiet time. Open weekends only.
Toronto and Region Conservation
A not-for-profit provincial/municipal partnership devoted to the protection, enhancement, and public enjoyment of the environment. They provide outdoor recreation opportunities, sound environmental information and advice, world class conservation education and heritage programs within the Greater Toronto Area. Sites in Toronto: Black Creek Pioneer Village, Indian Line Campground, Kortright Centre for Cons., Tommy Thompson Park. Conservation Areas: Albion Hills, Boyd, Bruce’s Mill, Glen Haffy, Heart Lake, Petticoat Creek
G. Ross Lord Park
Heavily wooded and wetland areas are ideal habitats for viewing a variety of wildlife.
The Humber River Trail
Explore the Humber River! Follow the 32kms of trail and portage heritage route through natural and regenerated areas. Great birdwatching on the lower marshes.