High Park is both a recreational park with sporting, cultural, and educational facilities, as well as a natural park with gardens that are known for cherry blossoms in the spring. High Park is roughly 400 acres and is located to the north of Humber Bay and to the west of downtown Toronto. It is bounded by Parkside Drive to the east and by Ellis Park Road to the west.
The High Park Nature Centre offers nature appreciation and park stewardship programs to local schools, community groups and families throughout the year. Located at the centre of the park at the intersection of West Road and Colborne Lodge Road, The Grenadier Café is a busy meeting place in the hight of the summer.