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Tommy Thompson Park

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Address: Toronto Outer Harbour, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-661-6600
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Nice views & lots of birds

This is a really well done nature preserve, the TRCA have done some really good restoration work here. There's some good places to see the Toronto skyline and lots of birds. Good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a really well done nature preserve, the TRCA have done some really good restoration work here. There's some good places to see the Toronto skyline and lots of birds. Good place for photographers. There's a good amount of parking just outside the entrance. Be prepared for a long walk if you want to get to the tip of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Leslie Spit is undoubtedly the brightest bastion of zen among a city rife with chaos. The park is a fantastic way to get away from city life for a half-day and enjoy a picnic, some sculpture building and a fun bike ride all within view of Toronto's downtown. Definitely bring a camera and a bike, the shots are incredibly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love bike riding in Tommy Thompson Park. There is no vehicular traffic to deal with It is a long stretch of road down at the foot of Leslie St known as the Leslie Street Spit The park is located on a man-made peninsula,which extends five km into Lake Ontario and is over 500 hectares in size. The park... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

.....by bike or blades or foot. You cant believe that this is part of the city! Amazing views of the city skyline, Very nice trail, great escape. Worth exploring , you will be surprised

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Most sunday mornings in spring and fall there are bird walks organised, I managed to get on one, there were only three of us including the guide, we saw some great birds and enjoyed a lovely walk, we ended our walk at the bird ringing station, well worth a visit and please leave them a donation, really nice people and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

we use this place for our bike ride and it always makes us happy... lots of animals.. birds and a great virew

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a great place to enjoy the outdoors just minutes from Downtown. You can Bike, Walk, Hike and even Kayak on calm days. Have been here in Spring, Summer and Fall and there is always something to do. Each season brings a unique perspective to the Park. One of the safest places to bring your Children cycling. There are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Don't seem to make it down here all that often but when I do I always think we should come back again soon. Great for riding bikes (it's kind of a long way out) but I see lots of rollerbladers and birdwatchers. I've walked out in the wintertime when the small trees were covered in ice and it was beautiful... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

If you're interested in getting a great view of Toronto's skyline, head over to Tommy Thompson and get out to the lighthouse. We often ride our bikes from St. Lawrence Market to the park and it's lovely. Note: you cannot drive out to the lighthouse and no pets allowed. Open on the weekends only.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a very beautiful place to bike to and check out the scenery, nature and of course for the bird lovers out there, see some beautiful birds. I love coming here to become one with nature and relax while staying in the city.

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