Summer days are here and so are the endless possibilities of outdoor activities! Planning a fun day outdoors is exciting and it’s important that everyone is included. From the city’s hidden gems, to the mainstream parks and paths, we’ve listed accessible places in Toronto for you to explore!
Humber River Recreation Trail
The Humber River trail is a break from the hectic city noise. The surrounding greenery makes it soothing, quiet and enjoyable! The trail follows alongside the Humber River and is 8.2 KM in distance. Its paved concrete surface makes it 100% accessible for people using wheelchair/mobility equipment or strollers! There’s a designated walking path for pedestrians so bikers can enjoy their time too. The most accessible part of the trail is the first kilometre and there are plenty of benches along the trail for anyone in need. This trail is pet friendly too, so bring your dog along with you next time!
Note: Also check out West Humber River Recreation Trail for a longer trail of 19 km!
Christie Pits Park
At 750 Bloor Street West, Christie Pits Parks is a beautiful place for all outdoor activities. The park has baseball fields, basketball and volleyball courts, a playground and a beautiful community garden! There are benches located at the centre of the garden that allow you to take in all the beautiful flowers! Sidewalks, concrete pavement and well-kept grass makes this space accessible to anyone in the community. This is a great place to plan yourself a picnic, while enjoying the summer sun! You can even catch people walking the tight rope! Street parking is available around the outskirts of the park.
Trinity Bellwoods Park
You can never get tired of Trinity Bellwoods because its such a great place to be when the weather is nice! Trinity Bellwoods park is such a welcoming environment and accessible to anyone in the city! You can always find a bunch of people enjoying their time and letting loose here. It’s also close to so many delicious food spots! The paved trails make it a safe, accessible environment and public washroom are also available. There’s endless activities to do here, so get ready if you want to have some fun! Definitely one of the most accessible places in Toronto for a day outdoors.
If you find yourself here sometime soon, check out King Slice at 1130 Queen St W. This is possibility the best and biggest pizza in the city!
Northern Ravines And Gardens Trail
The Northern Ravines and Gardens Trail runs 5.5 KM in distance. Its a walking and hiking only trail fully surrounded in nature! This is the perfect trail for people using wheelchair/mobility equipment since they don’t have to worry about getting in the way of any bikers. A good place to start the trail is at Lawrence Subway Station and it will lead you through Lawrence Park, Chatsworth, Blythwood and Sherwood Park ravines! This is a beautiful place to spend a lovely Sunday afternoon!