Humber Bay Park Tours
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Humber Bay Park, created from two man-made peninsulas near Mimico Creek and Lake Ontario, is a popular recreation hub in Toronto. Park pursuits include bird-watching, biking, hiking, and photographing the CN Tower and Toronto skyline, as well as lounging at the sandy beach area and taking dogs to the off-leash park.
Humber Bay Park West is a peaceful and relaxing respite from bustling downtown Toronto. Visitors and locals come to enjoy a picnic, go birdwatching (look for great egrets, red-tailed hawks, cormorants, geese, herons, and swans), or take your dog to the off-leash dog park. Cross the pedestrian bridge to Humber Park Bay East, where the marina and Humber Bay Butterfly Habitat are located—the latter with native wildflowers designed to attractive native butterflies.
Things to Know Before You Go
- It’s free to visit Humber Bay Park.
- Public restrooms are available at the park.
- The mix of dirt and paved trails are ideal for runners, hikers, and bikers.
How to Get There
Humber Bay Park is situated on Lake Shore Boulevard West at Mimico Creek, southwest of downtown Toronto. If driving from downtown, take Gardiner Expressway west to Lake Shore Boulevard West, and then turn right on Humber Bay Park Road East. Paid parking is available at Humber Bay Park East. You can also take the 501 Queen Streetcar or the 665D Prince Edward Bus to Park Lawn Road.
When to Get There
Weather in Toronto is ideal and crowds are light in spring and fall, from late April through May and mid-September through mid-October. The park is busy on weekends, so arrive early for a parking spot. The best time to spot butterflies is on a warm, sunny day without much wind.
Humber Bay is one of the best places in Toronto to shoot the sunrise, with the sun coming up just over the skyline, featuring the CN Tower and several other high-rise buildings that make up the iconic Toronto skyline featured in postcards and other popular images.
Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Humber Bay Park
See the city of Toronto and the surrounding area on this stunning helicopter flight. Soar over the largest city in Canada with an exclusive sightseeing tour of Toronto’s downtown skyline and beyond, including the iconic CN Tower, Casa Loma, High Park and the beautiful waterfront. This incredible flight covers almost 22 miles (35 km) and includes one keepsake digital photo (delivered online) plus a printed souvenir picture. A variety of departure times are available throughout the day to fit into almost any schedule.
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