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New Year Nature: An Outdoor Winter Retreat
Join us as we celebrate the beginning of a new year by setting our intentions for connecting with the Earth all year long.
Winter Clubs Registration
Registration for our winter clubs is now open!
Urban Naturalists
Get outside this winter by joining Urban Naturalists: our adult nature club! Registration is now open!
Fireskills & Storytelling Teambuilding Program
Build community and naturalist skills through investigating the role of fire in our lives through storytelling & hands-on engagement
Adult & Corporate Teambuilding Programs
Offer your group a way to connect with nature right inside the city. Participate in stewardship activities, learn new skills & have fun!
Family Nature Walks
Guided walks this fall & winter are happening on Saturdays. Click here for the full calendar of walks!
Birthday Parties
Our nature-themed birthday parties at our cottage location are hands-on & environmentally friendly. Click here for more details.


Upcoming Events

Nov
20
Free
7:00 PM
The High Park Nature Centre would like to invite you to join us for our Annual General Meeting. This will be held on November 20th at 7pm. All members, donors and supporters are encouraged to attend - and if you'd like to learn more about what the Nature Centre has been up to over the past year then please join us!

Nov
30
Suggested Donation $2-5
1:30 PM
The animals that are still around in High Park are settling in for the long haul. The Toronto winters are not easy for animals! Join us to learn about the some of the changes to animal bodies and behaviour that will help support them through the colder months. This event is great for all ages – bring the whole family! This is a drop-in event. For more information, check out our Family Nature Walks page.

Dec
1
Recommended Donation $2 - $5
1:30 PM
Learn about the plants and animals in High Park from the young naturalists of the High Park Rangers group! We will experience the woodlands and ravines with all of our sesnse to better understand our local ecology. MEET AT 440 PARKSIDE DRIVE

Dec
12
$25 for adults and children ages 6 and above. This workshop is not appropriate for children under 6 years old.
4:00 PM
As the nights continue to grow longer create hand dipped candles and learn a little about bees. Participants will create between 4 - 6 candles. Perfect to keep or as a gift to give. Please wear clothes you don't mind getting the odd drip of wax. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.



Dec
14
$15/person (20% discount if you purchase 3 or more discount using coupon code CHICKADEE). Children 3 and under are free.
10:00 AM
Help decorate an evergreen tree in High Park with handmade pine cone bird feeders and edible garlands for the birds. Hike through the woods and discover how birds like cardinals, nuthatches and woodpeckers survive the winter.

Dec
14
Free; Registration required for those who do not identify as Indigenous
3:00 PM
We are so grateful to be working with Taiaiako’n Historical Preservation Society and Ojibiikaan in delivering monthly Elder led walks or nature based activities timed with the full moon. Participants will gather around a sacred fire in OURSpace, participate in an interactive thanks giving address and a nature based teaching/art activity or short walk to celebrate the full moon and join in a feast. Unless otherwise indicated, this event will go ahead as scheduled, rain, snow or shine. For more info: HPNC 416-392-1748 THPS 647-648-5614 Website info: ojibiikaan.com / taiaiakon.wordpress.com Registration for this walk is not required for those who identify as Indigenous.

Dec
15
$15/person (20% discount if you purchase 3 or more discount using coupon code CHICKADEE). Children 3 and under are free.
10:00 AM
Help decorate an evergreen tree in High Park with handmade pine cone bird feeders and edible garlands for the birds. Hike through the woods and discover how birds like cardinals, nuthatches and woodpeckers survive the winter.

Dec
15
$25 for adults and children ages 6 and above. This workshop is not appropriate for children under 6 years old.
1:00 PM
As the nights continue to grow longer create hand dipped candles and learn a little about bees. Participants will create between 4 - 6 candles. Perfect to keep or as a gift to give. Please wear clothes you don't mind getting the odd drip of wax. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
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