The Toronto Island Tree Tour includes 58 trees situated along the road that runs for 5 km from one end of Toronto Island to the other. The tour can be accessed from Hanlans Point at the west end, Wards Island at the east end, or at Centre Island where the tour loops through the Avenue of the Islands. Locate the trees from the map at this site (click here), or, by June 2011, pick up the Toronto Island Tree Tour brochure at the ferry docks. Each of the 58 trees has an identification plaque and a green marker on the sidewalk.
Using this website you can take an informative self-guided tour any time of the year, during every season. Washrooms, snack bars and restaurants are found along the route.
How to get there:
By subway, go to Union Station, take any streetcar one stop to Queen's Quay and Bay Street. Walk to the south side of the street and follow the signs to the Toronto Island Ferry. Take the ferry to Ward's Island or Hanlan's Point.
By bicycle, cycle to the foot of Bay Street, take the ferry from the south side. Bicycles are free on the ferry however In summer bicyles are not permitted during weekends on the Centre Island ferry.
Ferry Schedule and prices link.
PDF Map of Toronto Islands link.
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This tour is approx. 5km.
This tour is good for:
biking walking blading access - level ground cross country skiing
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