Walk the Don: Burke Brook
Join the Don Watershed Regeneration Council on guided interpretive walks located throughout Toronto’s largest watershed. Discover the ecology and history of the Don River on a series of scenic walks through the ravines.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10 | 1PM | BURKE BROOK
This walk follows a section of Burke Brook, a tributary of the West Don River, as it winds its way through a varied urban area. The walk begins where the stream is buried beneath a formal garden and ends as it flows naturally through a forested ravine. Along the way, specific plants will be described and identified.
Start Point: Meet at the corner of Yonge Street and Chatsworth Drive at Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens, 2901 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4N 2R
Getting There: There is a subway stop at Lawrence Avenue and Yonge Street. Walk two blocks south on the east side of Yonge, past the traffic lights at St. Edmonds Drive, to begin at the arched entrance to Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens.
Finish Point: Bayview, south of Blythwood Road
Getting Home: Take bus 11 south. This bus will bring you to the Davisville Station
Length: Approximately 1.5 hours
Distance: Approximately 2.3 kilometres
Difficulty: Moderately easy. Some stairs and slopes, woodland path which may be rough or muddy. Not stroller accessible.
Download the Walk the Don Guide for Burke Brook
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