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High Park Zoo

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What a gem in the center of a neighborhood!

We recently stayed in the High Park neighborhood through Airbnb. The park was a few short blocks... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Heidi P
East Aurora, NY
A small free zoo in the middle of High Park

For a completely free zoo in a public park, High Park Zoo is great! It's a short walk from the... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Austin G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
25 Penn Dr, Toronto, Ontario M9L 2A7, Canada
North York
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We recently stayed in the High Park neighborhood through Airbnb. The park was a few short blocks away so we decided to take a long walk. We loved the trails and the zoo was such a lovely and unexpected surprise. The animals were well taken...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We love this zoo and walk through often to enjoy the large animals and the varied offering of viewings. There are nice descriptions at each habitat of the animals, the pens are kept tidy and the animals seem to be humanely treated. The famous capybaras...More

1  Thank AKto900
Reviewed 5 June 2018

For a completely free zoo in a public park, High Park Zoo is great! It's a short walk from the Adventure Park. As you walk along the street, you'll start to see the animals' homes on both sides of the little road. They have emus,...More

Thank Austin G
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

It is located in the high park. It is free. No need to buy the ticket. When you visit, you can find a lot of parking lot in front of the zoo. There is a quit small number of animals. I only find bison, deer,...More

Thank Emmie I
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The zoo is small , but still an enjoyable adventure for the whole family . The zoo keeper Chris is great and very friendly and informative. Must try the Llama walk. What a great experience for the kids. We enjoyed our time there.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is a tiny and FREE zoo in the middle of High Park. Stop by if you are in the area! Parking is not too hard because there are lots of places, weekends might be a little more difficult. The zoo has a few exotic...More

Thank shaymcd3
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Our family was in High Park to enjoy all that the park has to offer. We walked through the “zoo.” We are spoiled because where we live, we have a fantastic zoo. I would not characterize this as a zoo. It is more like a...More

1  Thank BethWI
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a very small attraction zoo good for small children and just to have something to do in the park. Its fun for the kids to see some animals you make not see in a zoo or only on a farm.

1  Thank NickayPerry
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We live in the GTA but have never visited the zoo in High Park until recently. What a wonderful little free zoo! The animals are in large pens,and there's great information plaques on each of the animals. It's basically a single long wide walkway with...More

1  Thank shoppgirl
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Not sure I would call this a "zoo" as perhaps an animal corner but it's a nice little find when you are walking in the park. Certainly enough to keep small children occupied for a bit, but not a full day activity.

1  Thank suzc22
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inhabitants include students and long-time residents,
giving North York an eclectic feeling of being both
local and international. Extremely family-friendly,
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