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Location

1 Leslie St Toronto, ON M4M 3M2 Get Directions

Amenities

  • Multi-Use Trail
  • Pedestrian Trails
  • Nature Trails
  • Accessibility
  • Information Kiosk & Staff Booth

Activities

Located on the Toronto waterfront, Tommy Thompson Park is a unique urban wilderness minutes from downtown.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT TOMMY THOMPSON PARK:

Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Tommy Thompson Park Urban Wilderness Sunset Tour is part of The 10 Waters Experience, a TRCA-led initiative to help people explore Toronto’s waterways and connect to the natural landscape that surrounds us every day. Paddlers...
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Tommy Thompson Park
Hear the story of TTP and share your own park experiences with others! Meet at the Nature Centre and bring waterproof footwear, weather appropriate clothing and water. Dates: June 23, July 21, September 15
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Tommy Thompson Park
Join us to discover what Toronto’s wildlife is up to through the seasons! Meet at the Nature Centre and bring waterproof footwear, weather appropriate clothing and water. Upcoming dates: June 30, July 14, 28, August 11,...
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Tommy Thompson Park
This family-friendly program provides an opportunity to learn not only how to fish, but how to do so responsibly and sustainably. Try your hand at rigging and casting a fishing rod, learn how to identify...

aerial photograph of tommy thompson park

The 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.

bird watching at tommy thompson park

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority currently owns the land and water bodies included in Tommy Thompson Park.

PLEASE NOTE:
  • 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.

Accessibility

  • Tommy Thompson Park features 10 kilometres of accessible paved trail.


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