Length – 12 km , 5 km to point (one way)
30% park path
10% hiking trail
70% road (closed to vehicles)
Elevation – road is pancake flat, dips to cross water bridge, climbs to get to light beacon.
Terrain – wide closed asphalt road, side trails gravel, watch for broken brick, glass and chunks of metal as this peninsula was built with construction waste.
Skill – all levels, very easy
Maps – sign a gate, side trail signage
Facilities – parking on street and lot, outhouses, welcome centre (area under long term construction)
Highlights – Toronto skyline, nature photography, bird watching, hiking, swimming in lake, quite
Hours – Weekdays: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Weekends & Holidays: 5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tommy Thompson Park is open all holidays except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Trail Fee – free
Phone – 416 661 6600
Trailhead – Gate located at the foot of 1 Leslie Street and Unwin Ave., south of Lakeshore Boulevard East. Park on street or lot inside on the westside.
New bike trail entrance from Unwin Ave to park by bridge.