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Parks & nature in York

Park
“One of the loveliest sky lines and walks leading to avenue and bloor. Stop and have an ice cream or enjoy little Korea for fruits and other treats ”
125 locals recommend
Park
“To the west is Dufferin Grove! A hit with the kids with an adventure playground. Thursday farmers markets (May through September), wading pool, lots to do 👍”
116 locals recommend
Event Space
“This used to be a Streetcar barn and has been converted into multi use community space. Interesting and inspiring to visit. Saturday farmers market, kids playground & splash zone, dog park, volleyball court, artist studios and food activist cafe, gardens and programming. ”
50 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful park within walking distance. Great for a bike or families. There is a large castle play area, ice cream and a medicore zoo. Love this park for its beauty. Biggest in the city. ”
197 locals recommend
Park
“Kids love it but your dogs will even more. They have an off-leash fenced in area. Also tennis courts. For the very talented canines. Also there is a pretty cool little farmer's market on Mondays.”
20 locals recommend
Garden
“A walking distance 2.9km from our park along the Humber river. Scenic park featuring gardens, paths, a gazebo, lawn bowling & more.”
9 locals recommend
Park
“This park is awesome to picnic in! There are tennis courts, a baseball diamond and a kids play area too. ”
9 locals recommend
Garden
“amazing flora, quiet places, pond, swans, blossoms jello, ice cream, grilled cheese at a leafy restaurant”
16 locals recommend
Park
“An amazing place to walk. Country in the heart of the city. The hustle and bustle drops away and the sounds of the river and the birds fill the air. Two paths wind along the river and is a favorite of dog walkers, cyclists and folks just looking to escape for a leisurely stroll. Part of the Humber River trail system. This park is close to Old Mill station and The Old Mill. You pass over a stone bridge and start walking north. The are damns alot the way and in spring and fall you can see massive fish jumping through to spawn and fishing people hoping to land one of these giants. Its relaxing on a pretty day to walk along the Humber river. If you follow south you'll hit Lake Ontario. Love this park. Enjoy the park in fine weather.”
11 locals recommend
Park
“Right across the street and every Monday from 4pm-7pm. Lots of dogs and children running around. Live local musicians. ”
15 locals recommend
Pool
“Giant public swimming pool. And a huge park with a playground and a running track. ”
9 locals recommend
Skating Rink
“Running track, basketball courts and public outdoor pool (July-Sept) all free of chrarge!”
10 locals recommend
Dog Run
“We don't have a dog, but this is all that came up for the Cedarvale Ravine walk, which is a wonderful walk up the street from us. (Well, it's a very very long walk; best to drive or Uber up there, then walk . . .) You go north up Christie, left on St Clair, an immediate right on Humewood, then through the neighbourhood and across Vaughn. Park the car and taaa-daaa, an urban oasis of fields and a beautiful walk through the ravine woods. My favourite place to get a hit of nature in the city.”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Great biking/hiking/jogging trail through a bright and safe wooded area. There is also tennis courts, children's play equipment and a splash pad that's open during the summer months.”
7 locals recommend
Park
“Park with bike trail to downtown, soccer, baseball, basketball fields, tennis court and public pool!”
1 local recommends