The following is a list of the parks in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The appearance of Toronto's ravines was altered by floods caused by Hurricane Hazel in October 1954 and many of Toronto's parks were established in the resulting floodplain.[1]

Municipal parks

The following parks are maintained by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division:

A

The conservatory at Allan Gardens. Established in 1858, the Gardens is one of the city's oldest extant parks.
The conservatory at Allan Gardens. Established in 1858, the Gardens is one of the city's oldest extant parks.
The beach at Ashbridge's Bay Park. The park is situated next to Woodbine Beach, along the eastern part of the Toronto waterfront.
The beach at Ashbridge's Bay Park. The park is situated next to Woodbine Beach, along the eastern part of the Toronto waterfront.

B

Bellevue Square Park is a small park and public square located in Kensington Market.
Bellevue Square Park is a small park and public square located in Kensington Market.
Berczy Park is a small park in Downtown Toronto named after William Berczy.
Berczy Park is a small park in Downtown Toronto named after William Berczy.
Bluffer's Park is a park situated along the Scarborough Bluffs.
Bluffer's Park is a park situated along the Scarborough Bluffs.
The Broadview Subway Station Parkette is one of many parkettes operated by the City of Toronto.
The Broadview Subway Station Parkette is one of many parkettes operated by the City of Toronto.
Budd Sugarman Park is a local park located next to Rosedale station.
Budd Sugarman Park is a local park located next to Rosedale station.

C

Centennial Park is a large regional park located in the western portion of Etobicoke.
Centennial Park is a large regional park located in the western portion of Etobicoke.
Cherry Beach Park is a municipal park and beach along the waterfront.
Cherry Beach Park is a municipal park and beach along the waterfront.

D

The Don Valley Brick Works was a former clay quarry that was converted into a city park.
The Don Valley Brick Works was a former clay quarry that was converted into a city park.

E

Edwards Gardens is a municipal botanical gardens and is also the site of the Toronto Botanical Garden.
Edwards Gardens is a municipal botanical gardens and is also the site of the Toronto Botanical Garden.

F

G

Guild Park and Gardens is a park located along the Scarborough Bluffs. It is home to a collection of relics saved from demolished buildings in Toronto.
Guild Park and Gardens is a park located along the Scarborough Bluffs. It is home to a collection of relics saved from demolished buildings in Toronto.

H

High Park is one of the largest parks in Toronto managed by municipal government.
High Park is one of the largest parks in Toronto managed by municipal government.

I–K

Opened in 2007, Ireland Park commemorates the thousands who fled Ireland during the Great Famine.
Opened in 2007, Ireland Park commemorates the thousands who fled Ireland during the Great Famine.

L

Little Norway Park is named after Little Norway, a Royal Norwegian Air Force training base that occupied the site during World War II.
Little Norway Park is named after Little Norway, a Royal Norwegian Air Force training base that occupied the site during World War II.

M

The Humber Bay Arch Bridge on the Martin Goodman Trail, a multi-use path maintained by the City.
The Humber Bay Arch Bridge on the Martin Goodman Trail, a multi-use path maintained by the City.

N–O

P–R

Riverdale Park is a large park that spans the lower Don River.
Riverdale Park is a large park that spans the lower Don River.

S

St. James Park is a small park located next to St. James Cathedral Church in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood of downtown Toronto.
St. James Park is a small park located next to St. James Cathedral Church in the St. Lawrence neighbourhood of downtown Toronto.
Sugar Beach is an urban beach park located in East Bayfront.
Sugar Beach is an urban beach park located in East Bayfront.

T–V

Trinity Bellwoods Park with a view of the CN Tower in the backfround
Trinity Bellwoods Park with a view of the CN Tower in the backfround
Basketball courts at Underpass Park, an urban park located underneath an underpass in the West Don Lands.
Basketball courts at Underpass Park, an urban park located underneath an underpass in the West Don Lands.

W–Z

Withrow Park is a municipal park situated in the neighbourhood of Riverdale.
Withrow Park is a municipal park situated in the neighbourhood of Riverdale.

Provincial parks

Ontario Place in 2006 with Exhibition Place to the north
Ontario Place in 2006 with Exhibition Place to the north

There are three provincially owned parks in the City of Toronto.

Parks that are owned by the Government of Ontario include:

Federal parks

Rouge National Urban Park, a national park managed by Parks Canada, is situated in the eastern portion of Toronto.
Rouge National Urban Park, a national park managed by Parks Canada, is situated in the eastern portion of Toronto.

There are three federally owned parks in the City of Toronto, including one national park managed by Parks Canada, a federal agency of the Government of Canada.

Parks owned by the federal government include:

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) (an agency of the provincial government) is one of 36 conservation authorities in Ontario, Canada with a jurisdiction covering 3,467 square kilometres (1,339 sq mi) over nine different watersheds. The TRCA operates a number of conservation areas in the Toronto region, including three within the City of Toronto limits:

TRCA briefly managed part of Rouge Park before it was transferred to Parks Canada.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ privately managed by Baby Point Club, two open-space areas are fenced off and located next to tennis courts

References

  1. ^ Toronto and Region Conservation. "Chronology of Storm Events". Retrieved March 27, 2010.
  2. ^ University of Toronto: Campus Grounds Archived 2013-03-10 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-10-07. Retrieved 2017-10-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Toronto park renamed for Elijah Marsh, 3-year-old who died in the cold in 2015". Global News.
  5. ^ "Then and Now: The Site of the TTC's Former Otter Loop | UrbanToronto". urbantoronto.ca.
  6. ^ "Toronto's first accessible baseball diamond to be named Roy Halladay Field".
  7. ^ "Dupont Parkette renamed in Sgt. Ryan Russell's honour - CityNews". Archive.today. 23 July 2012. Archived from the original on 23 July 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  8. ^ "The Skydome in Trinity Bellwoods Park has finally been recognized".
  9. ^ Jasper Park renamed to Westlake Memorial Park