High Park capybaras getting renovations that could keep them at home


High Park capybaras getting renovations that could keep them at home CBC News Published October 6th, 2016 “The capybaras that made worldwide headlines in the spring when they escaped from Toronto’s High Park zoo will soon have more space to strut their stuff — and perhaps less chance of escaping again. A group called Friends of High Park Zoo is raising […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING – High Park Zoo Master Plan


Presentation & Round Table Discussion Date: Thursday, October 15th, 2015 7:00 to 8:30 PM Location: High Park Forest School, Colborne Lodge Drive, Toronto, ON   One of North America’s oldest zoos, High Park Zoo, is planning a face lift and we want you to be a part of it. For over 120 years, the free […]

New High Park Zoo Historical Exhibit


Friends of High Park Zoo has installed a new exhibit to showcase the Zoo’s rich history, from the early days to present day. There are 18 pieces in total in three locations at the Zoo. Stop by for a visit to take a look!

New Additions at the Zoo


As many of you know, Friends of High Park Zoo collects donations to improve and support the Zoo. We are working on some large scale projects, but every small detail is important. Our latest improvement to the Zoo is the addition of new benches, thanks to our generous donors. Next time you visit the Zoo, […]

HP Zoo

The Zoo is open every day from 7:00 am to dusk. The Llama Pen is open weekends and statutory holidays allowing visitors to feed and pet the llamas from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm beginning in April until the end of October.