Park activities in Toronto
Toronto's biggest park is the delightfully unkempt High Park – unfurl a picnic blanket, swim, play tennis, cycle around, ice-skate or just sit amongst great stands of oaks and watch the sunset. Also here is the stage for Dream in High Park, Grenadier Pond where people ice-skate in winter, the animal paddocks (a small children's zoo) and Colborne Lodge, a Regency-style cottage built in 1836 by the Howard family, who donated much of High Park to the city in 1873.
High Park's north entrance is off Bloor St W at High Park Ave. Bus 30B picks up at High Park subway station, then loops through the park on weekends and holidays from mid-June to early September. Otherwise it's a…