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Humber Arboretum & West Humber River Valley

This Discovery Walk (part ofthe Toronto walks series of trails) leads you on a loop through the West Humber River valley on a mixture of paved, hard-packed and grass trails. You can start at the Humber Arboretum (adjacent to Humber College) or at the Humberwood Centre.

This delightful walk takes you through ornamental gardens, to an environmentally significant woodland and along the West Humber River, an area once travelled by First Nation peoples. THE HUMBER ARBORETUM Beautiful in all seasons, the 100 hectares (250 acres) belonging to the Toronto Region Conservation Authority.

Humber Arboretum features a kaleidoscope of ornamental gardens integrated with ponds and wild areas. You can find over 1,700 species of trees and flowering plants and an amazing diversity of wildlife. Take time to enjoy the spectacular displays such as the Garden of the Rising Moon.

The Arboretum provides a range of environmental and horticultural programs for groups of all ages and makes a significant contribution to the Greater Toronto community. The Centre for Urban Ecology, a centre for education and research in environmental sustainability, is being developed at the Arboretum.

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