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Welcome to the High Park Nature Centre

Promoting awareness and respect for nature in the heart of Toronto through year-round, hands-on outdoor nature education and park stewardship.

What We Offer

From nature clubs and camps to events, workshops, field trips and more — High Park Nature Centre offers you and your family so many ways to connect with nature.

Nature Clubs

We offer nature clubs for kids of all ages, youth and adults in High Park.


Our camps offer your kids the perfect way to connect with nature during their holidays.

Events, Hikes & Workshops

Develop your naturalist skills with our affordable and engaging events.

Summer Camp in High Park

Spots are filling up quickly for our summer camp in High Park! Don’t delay and sign up your child today!

Explore More Experiences

high park nature centre online courses


Connect with nature from the comfort of your own home! Enroll in one of our online naturalist courses about birds, trees, fungi, bats and more.


Build group rapport and connection to nature with your corporate team or community organization with our engaging teambuilding programs.

An adult explains the leaves of a tree to a bunch of kids in High Park, Toronto.


Our school programs inspire a love of science and nature through active, outdoor lessons that promote stewardship, inquiry, and equality.

Plan Your Upcoming Visit

Check directions and our tips for a safe and fun experience in High Park and at our programs at the Nature Centre.

Upcoming Events

27 July 2024

Track, record and help us conserve bumble bees and other native pollinators in High Park at this community science event.

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27 July 2024

Learn the basic principles for birdwatching and identification in this Spanish language nature hike in High Park.

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27 July 2024

Learn about milkweed, the host plant for the Monarch Butterfly, while also helping us count their populations in High Park.

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Support the High Park Nature Centre

Help us inspire the next generation. Your contribution will support our environmental education programs, stewardship activities, and our commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and accessibility.