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. Please thoroughly clean your footwear before each outing to avoid spreading invasive seeds.
Sat, Nov 21 • LESLIE STREET SPIT – Nature Walk & Waterfowl
Wed, Nov 25 • HUMBER BAY PARK EAST – Birds
Sat, Nov 28 at 10:00 am • ASHBRIDGE BAY – Birds & Plants
Leader: Bob Kortright. Meet at the northwest corner of Lakeshore Blvd. E. and Northern Dancer Blvd. (across from Woodbine bus loop at S.E. corner of Woodbine Park) for a loop walk (Map). Bring binoculars. Morning only. No washrooms. Fairly flat terrain, partly paved.
Tues, Dec 1 • DUNCAN MILLS CREEK – Nature Walk
Sat, Dec 5 • WALK THE BELTLINE – Nature & Heritage
Thurs, Dec 10 at 10:00 am • HUMBER BAY PARK EAST – Birds
Leader: Doug Paton. Meet at the southwest corner of Park Lawn Rd and Lake Shore Blvd W. Bring binoculars. Morning only. Flat terrain. No washrooms.
Sat, Dec 12 • SCARBOROUGH BLUFFS – Nature Walk
Thurs, Dec 17 • ASHBRIDGE'S BAY – Winter Birds
Sat, Dec 19 at 1:30 pm • LOST STREAMS ALONG THE DANFORTH – Heritage
Leader: Ed Freeman. Meet at the Pape entrance to Pape subway station for a 2-hr, 5 km walk. Route is along the north and south sides of Danforth between Pape and Woodbine Avenues, diverting south along the south side of the CN railway tracks and back north from Merrill Bridge Park. Mostly paved surface. Some stairs, no washrooms. Bring enthusiasm.
Sun, Dec 20 at 2:00 pm • WINTER ON LOST MUD CREEK – Lost Rivers, Rivers Rising
Leaders: Helen Mills for Lost Rivers; Ed Sackaney, Catherine Tammaro, Brian MacLean for First Story. Meet at the southwest corner of St Clements Ave and Avenue Rd for a 2-hr linear walk on mostly paved surfaces. Joint outing and inaugural Rivers Rising walk with First Story. A winter-themed walk originating at the site of the Wendat village that used to be located at Allenby School, exploring Mud Creek and the possible extent of the Wendat corn fields. Rivers Rising Ambassadors will be participating. We will talk about traditions that recognize the longest night of the year. Possible slippery conditions. We hope to have a craft activity and/or a meal at the end of the walk.
Tues, Dec 22 • WILKET CREEK – Nature Walk
Sat, Dec 26 at 1:30 pm • FISHERVILLE CREEK & EAST DON – Nature Walk
Leader: Alexander Cappell. Meet at the northwest corner of Steeles Ave W and New Westminster Dr for a 2 1/2 hour walk. We'll walk along Fisherville Creek south to its junction with the West Don, which we'll follow north back to Steeles Ave W at Dufferin St, where there are coffee shops. We'll see mowed lawns, meadows, wetlands, shrublands, a typical Great Lakes forest, riverbank trees, a few apple trees and the ruins of a weir. Mostly on flat land, with a few easy climbs.
Wed, Dec 30 • TAYLOR CREEK & DON FORKS – Nature Walk