Morningside


Morningside Park
390 Morningside Avenue
Escape from the city and explore this piece of nature in Scarborough. This park has a serene creek with many mature trees surrounding the footpaths that wind through the park. Walk, bike or jog through the park's 17 trails, and you will find picnic areas, a playground, a splash pad, outdoor table tennis, three fire pits, and public washrooms available for visitors. This park also appeared as Culver University in the 2008 movie 'The Incredible Hulk'.

Explore Morningside

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We hope that you enjoyed exploring this Toronto neighbourhood and found many other points of interest along the way. While StrollTO highlights some of the 'hidden gems' in the neighbourhood, there may be others that could be included in a future edition. Would you like to share a point of interest that you discovered in the neighbourhood? Email us at [email protected].

Neighbourhood Stroll

The heart of this neighbourhood is the beautiful, lush and vast Morningside Park. The surrounding residential area is also filled with smaller parks and playgrounds, where Ellesmere Road, Morningside Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East are lined with numerous local businesses.

Main Streets: Ellesmere Road, Morningside Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East

  1. Morningside Park
    390 Morningside Avenue
    Escape from the city and explore this piece of nature in Scarborough. This park has a serene creek with many mature trees surrounding the footpaths that wind through the park. Walk, bike or jog through the park's 17 trails, and you will find picnic areas, a playground, a splash pad, outdoor table tennis, three fire pits, and public washrooms available for visitors. This park also appeared as Culver University in the 2008 movie 'The Incredible Hulk'.

Accessibility information: All points of interest are viewable from a paved sidewalk. Upon entry to Morningside Park, a paved sidewalk exists part of the way in, but ends shortly after. You may continue along the paved road, but share the road with traffic. Once in Morningside Park, there are both paved and unpaved park paths.

The StrollTO itineraries may follow routes that do not receive winter maintenance. Please review winter safety tips and for more information contact 311.

Soundtracks of the City

From global superstars to local favourites and ones to watch, the Soundtracks of the City playlists all feature artists who have called Toronto home. Whether it’s a lyric about the neighborhood, an artist representing a cultural community, or a tie-in to the StrollTO itinerary itself, all the music reflects connections to an individual ward or the City as a whole.

Music was chosen based on an artist’s Spotify presence and each song’s broad appeal, as well as its associations with the cultures, languages and ethnicities that reflect Toronto’s neighborhoods and diverse music scene. Soundtracks of the City combines 425 songs that feature more than 500 different local artists or acts, showcasing songs in 23 different languages.