You may reach us at 416-593-2656 or via email
. We are staffed by volunteers so it may take a few days to receive a response. If you are enquiring about a weekend walk please contact us before noon on Friday.
Wear appropriate footwear for walking on trails which may be muddy, steep or uneven. Ensure that footwear is clean of all mud etc to avoid invasive seed dispersal.
Sat, Oct 3 • GUILD INN – Mushrooms, Birds & Plants
Tues, Oct 6 • ROUGE VALLEY, FINCH MEANDER – Nature Walk
Sat, Oct 10 at 10:00 am • TORONTO'S LOST COAST: NORTH SHORE OF ASHBRIDGE'S BAY – Nature & Heritage
Leader: Joanne Doucette. Meet at the southwest corner of Broadview Ave and Queen St E. We will walk south to Eastern Ave, east to Logan Ave, south to the Martin Goodman Trail on the south side of Lake Shore Blvd E, and east to Northern Dancer Blvd. Total length about 4.5 km. We will explore the plants, birds and animals along the Martin Goodman Trail as well as the history of Ashbridge's Bay. The route is wide, paved and easy with gentle slopes and no stairs. Bring binoculars, lunch and a drink.
Sun, Oct 11 • EAST DON TRAIL – Nature Walk
Thurs, Oct 15 at 10:00 am • HUMBER RIVER – 61st Anniversary of Hurricane Hazel
Leader: Madeleine McDowell. Meet at Old Mill subway station and visit some of the vestiges of that flood disaster along the Humber, ending at Lambton House, 4066 Old Dundas St for tea. TTC bus #55 stops there and returns to Jane subway station. Bring snack or lunch.
Sat, Oct 17 at 10:00 am • EAST DON PARKLANDS – Fall Nature & Salmon
Leader: Phil Goodwin. Meet at the west side of the Cummer Bridge entrance to the East Don Parkland, halfway between Bayview Ave and Leslie St. TTC bus #42 from Finch subway station, or park on side streets. Morning only. No washrooms.
Sat, Oct 17 • ALDERVILLE FIRST NATION – Oak Savanna
Sun, Oct 18 at 2:00 pm • HIGHLAND CREEK SALMON RUN – Lost Rivers
Leaders: Christine Tu, Bill Snodgrass, Helen Mills, John Wilson and the Highland Green Team, in association with Toronto Green Community and Park People. Walks leave every half-hour from 1 to 3:30 pm from the pavilion at the second parking lot inside Morningside Park, returning to the starting point. TFN walkers are expected for the 2:00 pm walk. Entrance to the park is on the west side of Morningside Ave between Lawrence Ave E and Ellesmere Ave. To speed check-in, please pre-register through www.trcastewardshipevents.ca
Thurs, Oct 22 at 1:30 pm • MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY – Nature & Heritage
Leader: Pleasance Crawford. Meet at the Cemetery gate on the east side of Mount Pleasant Rd north of Moore Ave (#74 Mt Pleasant bus northbound from St Clair subway station) for a circular walk about 2 hours. Mostly flat; some gentle slopes, a few stairs. Paved, unpaved and occasionally uneven surface. 1-4 km. Bring binoculars. One washroom near beginning of walk.
Sat, Oct 24 • COLONEL DANFORTH PARK, LOWER HIGHLAND CREEK – Nature Walk
Wed, Oct 28 • COLONEL SAMUEL SMITH PARK – Birds
Sat, Oct 31 • BURKE BROOK – Nature Walk