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Best places to see Cherry blossoms in Toronto

2022-09-223 minute read

The flower viewing season in Toronto generally starts with cherry blossoms, followed by tulips, cloves, peony and peony. From Lake Island to Edward Park, from High Park to Kariya Park, all the way is full of spring, infinite spring, boundless spring…

1. High Park
Address: 1873 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6R 2Z3

There are more than 2,000 cherry trees in High Park, from the east bank of Grenadier Pond to the path near the zoo parking lot, you can enjoy beautiful cherry blossoms. The official website predicts that the cherry blossoms will bloom in late April and early May this year. Due to the huge number of tourists, High Park will prohibit vehicles from entering during the peak flower viewing period! If you want to go to this park to enjoy the flowers, it is recommended to plan the driving route in advance, or take the TTC. And after all, the epidemic is still there, and there may be restrictions on the flow of people.

2. Centennial Park
Address: 256 Centennial Park Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9C 5N3

Centennial Park is the second most popular cherry blossom viewing spot after High Park. More than 200 cherry trees have been planted from the northeast of the park to near Rathburn Road. And the park is vast and has a lot of things to do. Compared with High Park, it is less crowded, and there is not much problem of parking difficulties.

3. Kariya Park
Address: 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario Canada

The cherry trees in Kariya Park were donated by the Japanese government when Kariya and Missisauga of Japan established friendship cities. The blooming cherry blossoms and Japanese-style buildings give the whole courtyard an oriental beauty.

4. Broadacres Park
Address: 35 Crendon Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9C 3G6

Since 2002, more than 100 cherry trees have been planted in Broadacres Park. One can find a good spot for cherry blossom viewing in the southwest corner of the park, near Elderfield Cresent. The park area is not large, but the transportation is relatively convenient.

5. Center Island
Address: Arrive by ferry from 9 Queens Quay W

Toronto Lake Island is also a good choice for cherry blossom viewing. There are about 30 cherry trees next to William Meany Maze, which were planted in 2011, and the cherry blossom season is also very spectacular. However, in the beginning of spring, there may be more mosquitoes on the island, so it is best to take protective measures when viewing flowers.

6. Robarts Library
Address: 130 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 1A5

The Robarts Library at the University of Toronto is also a good place for cherry blossom viewing.
Although there are only 70 cherry trees on the campus, it is also a must-see place for big and small internet celebrities to check in when the flowers are blooming, and it contrasts with the surrounding teaching building library, which has a unique style.

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