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Book a Tour

We are pleased to invite you  to tour Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest Park as our guests to enjoy this natural wonderland. See and learn about this native habitat and the history of the area and forest, along with other current activities. Tours will be guided by  well-known and experienced members of our Society and will be held rain or shine.

If you would like to organize a guided tour, whether for one person or many, please contact us using the form below. 

Tour Meeting Place:


Wally Ross parking lot 24th

Ave. between 144th and 148th St.

Browse through the slides below for details about guided nature walks, guest speaker presentations, and self-guided tours. Alternatively (or additionally), fill out the form below  to find a tour that suits your needs.

Guided Nature Walk

A guided walk in a natural second-growth forest park can deepen students' connection to nature and enhance their interest in science. Walk in the woods, listen for birds, and discover interesting facts about native plants and trees. Participate in a scavenger hunt for the animals who live in the forest and learn about their habitat. Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society will provide experienced guides for the planned activities. 

Chaperones: Please have one chaperone for every 10-12 children for K-7, or per 15-20 students Grades 8-12.

Date(s): Flexible in September, October, March, April, May, June

Time(s): Flexible, 90 – 120 minutes is suggested for the visit. Two hours is needed to walk the full four kilometres of trails.

Cost: Free, though donations to SAHS are appreciated.

Contact: Fill out the form below.

Other: Wheelchairs can be accommodated. Binoculars are recommended.

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Tour Comments

Dear Aida, 


Thank you so much for such a lovely night on Monday. It was so wonderful to see the girls so mesmerized by nature and amazing to hear how for so many of them this was their first experience of Sunnyside. I have forwarded the donation information to our treasurer and am attaching our group photo too. Thank you too for the very sweet little owl bags - that was so kind of you and the girls will love using them for the little owls that have sleepovers with the Brownies. We all learned so much from our time with both of you and want to thank you for all the work you do to share the wonders of this beautiful forest in our midst with the community. 


Many thanks, 

Nicola and the 4th Peninsula

I had such a great time on Saturday at the Trillium tour. I especially was impressed with all of the people I met. Everyone in the heritage society is so friendly and generous with their knowledge. I learned a lot and look forward to learning more at future events. I especially had a wonderful conversation with Marc and look forward to more meetings of the mind and soul.


Thank you and cheers Daniel

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