5 parks your kids will love visiting in Toronto

1) Marie Curtis Park

Marie Curtis Park is situated in the far southwest corner of Toronto along the lakeshore. It connects to many of the lakefront trails, and is a good place to bring the family for a picnic. There’s a splash pad and a beach here. The willow trees and winding paths are beautiful.

the beach at Marie Curtis Park Toronto

2 Forty Second Street

http://toronto.ca

2) Dufferin Grove Park

Dufferin Grove is a large park featuring all the classic park elements like a wading pool. They also have two very cool woodfired pizza ovens. On certain days you can bring your handmade pizza over, and they will cook it for you for a small fee. Fun!

kids skating at Dufferin Grove Park

875 Dufferin Park Avenue

http://dufferinpark.ca

3) Kew Gardens

Everyone knows about Kew Gardens, and with good reason. The Kew Children’s Garden is amazing. There’s a canopy walk as well as cool trampolines set into the ground. The kitchen garden makes for a delightful stroll. In winter you can skate on the outdoor rink.

playground at Kew Gardens

2075 Queen Street East

http://toronto.ca

4) Corktown Common

The playground here is a cool spot for kids. It was designed using elements from nature to create unique slides and swings. There’s also a splash pad, and if you wander along some of the paths, you’ll find a wetland that connects to the Don River. Look for frogs and turtles here.

water fountains at Corktown Common park

155 Bayview Avenue

http://toronto.ca

5) Grange Park

Grange Park offers a lot for families. It has a splash pad and climber, plus mature trees for shade on a hot summer day. There’s a leash-free zone for dogs, as well. You can enjoy a nice view of the CN Tower and the architecture of the AGO here.

autumn leaves at the Grange children's park in Toronto

Between Beverly Street and McCaul Street

http://grangeparktoronto.ca

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