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National Parks of Toronto and around GTA

Rouge National Urban Park, Woodlands Area

Come to Rouge National Urban Park to escape from city noises and enjoy a long stroll. It’s an easy forest trail that showcases meadow and steep bluffs of the river valleys.

As stated on their website, a rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working farms in the Greater Toronto Area, Carolinian ecosystems, Toronto’s only campground, one of the region’s largest marshes, a beach at Lake Ontario, amazing hiking opportunities, and human history dating back over 10,000 years, including some of Canada’s oldest known Indigenous sites.

19 Reesor Rd, Scarborough, ON M1X 0A5 (View Map)

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Boyd Conservation Park

You can find the wildlife nature in the city. In Boyd Conservation Park you can hike through the forest, play on green spaces, enjoy picnics and just have fun with friends and family. It’s suitable for small and large groups.

As stated on the site, located within the headwaters of the Don and Humber Rivers, Boyd Conservation Park offers a unique opportunity to enjoy nature in the city.

8739 Islington Ave, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6 (View Map)

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Forks of the Credit Provincial Park

Forks of the Credit Provincial Park is a historical place. It would be amazing for those who are searching for one of the outstanding scenic attractions in southern Ontario. For fishing lovers there is a significant cold water fishery. The park includes a flowing river, pasture land, hills, forests, bedrock exposures with falls and many more.

17760 McLaren Rd, Caledon, ON L7K 2H8 (View Map)

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Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park

Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park is more than an average park, it’s nature’s gift. Here you can walk through long forest trails, high tree canopy, visit the local driving range and taste sweet maple syrup during the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival. Take your friends, family and kids to enjoy an amazing day off in nature.

3291 Stouffville Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 7X5 (View Map)

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Heart Lake Conservation Park

In Heart Lake Conservation Park you will find the best outdoor entertainment. Fishing, water wars in the pool, it has it all. For those who want to workout in a natural environment, Heart Lake Park has a fitness trail with four outdoor fitness stations that offer strength training, cardio activities, enhanced stretching and more.

As stated on the website, with 10 picnic sites located throughout the park, Heart Lake Conservation Park can easily accommodate groups, both large and small. Our friendly customer service representatives will help you determine the best site for your group, and will even set you up with caterers, tent rental and entertainment companies.

10818 Heart Lake Rd, Brampton, ON L6Z 0B3 (View Map)

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Mocassin Trail Park

Moccasin Trail Park offers 15 hectares with paths through a naturalized ravine forest. Enjoy your walk under the Don Valley Parkway to additional parkland. It is a great place for those who love hiking in GTA. As stated on the website, following the path through a second underpass beneath the Canadian National Railway line you will find yourself on the banks of the East branch of the Don River in the Charles Sauriol Conservation Area.

55 Green Belt Dr, Toronto, ON L4Z 2P5 (View Map)

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Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Georgian Bay Islands National Park is the world’s largest freshwater archipelago with windswept white pines and granite shores of the Canadian Shield turn to woodland. It can become your next adventure.

According to the website, here you can cycle wooded trails, overnight at secluded campsites or waterfront cabins and hike to viewpoints atop emerald shoreline. The landscape of Georgian Bay Islands National Park inspired the Group of Seven.

2611 Honey Harbour Road, Honey Harbour, ON P0E 1E0 (View Map)

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Etienne Brule Park

Come and enjoy a great walk in a historically significant Etienne Brule Park near Toronto. This park is stretched out along the Humber River, so you can spend your day in nature and breath only the fresh air. As stated on the website, within this park you will find interpretive signage with information about the history of the area and its traditional uses.

10 Catherine St, Toronto, ON M6S (View Map)

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Thousand Islands National Park

Thousand Islands National Park is a place with unexpected and enchanting landscapes. Park’s 20 islands located between Kingston and Brockville, where you with family and friends can hike. It features aquariums and small live animals. Your kids can spend some quality time in special activity areas, playground and special exhibits.

As stated on the website. however you choose to experience the park, this accessible wilderness will foster a lifetime of treasured memories.

1088 Thousand Islands Pkwy, Mallorytown, ON K0E 1R0 (View Map)

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Killarney Provincial Park

Killarney Provincial Park offers 645 square kilometres of wild landscape. Plan your weekend ahead and come to see the wild nature in all of its beauty. As stated on the website, the area showcases the wild Georgian Bay Coast of pink granite; the La Cloche Mountains’ white quartzite ridges and over 50 exceptionally clear, sapphire lakes set among Jack Pine hills.

960 Highway #637, Killarney, ON P0M 2A0 (View Map)

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