Category Archives: Trails

Salmon run on the Don river.

First time seeing Atlantic Chinook Salmon running upstream along the Don River. This location is just north of the Pottery Rd. bridge along the bike path. Very easy to get to. Other locations are along the bike path south of the Pottery … Continue reading

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What is the City (over)building in the valley?

This is way bigger than it needs to be. It’s the rail bridge over the bicycle path alongside the Don River near Riverdale Park. The bicycle path used to go under the old CP Rail line in sort of double … Continue reading

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Broadview avenue plan – draft.

You can download the BroadviewUDguidelines Draft. The Broadview Avenue Planning Study is on the agenda of the May 10th meeting of the Toronto and East York Community Council. The document is full 90 pages long and well worth the reading especially for the … Continue reading

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Valley at night view

DVP was closed, Prince Edward Viaduct was lit blue, sun had set.

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Don trail – West side.

Starting from the Brickworks, cross Bayview at the lights and head straight towards the river. Eventually you will pick up a trail that heads downstream and will take you all the way to little rail bridge near the pedestrian bridge … Continue reading

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Best Don Valley Graffiti

There is some nice quality work hidden away along the CP rail line but then again the artists have all the time in world to work on their piece.

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Pottery Road and Bayview

If you find yourself standing at the corner of Pottery and Bayview and hope to walk to the Brickworks alive you might wonder why there are 4 very wide lanes, space for a median and wide paved shoulders but zero protection … Continue reading

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Don Valley park – Brickworks

Here’s the article from the Globe and Mail. The event at the Brickworks is coming up on April 21st.

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Todmorden Mills spring cleanup Saturday

You are not going anyway far this weekend, the DVP is closed and the subway is doing some limited upgrades. Instead you should head over the to the Todmorden Mills and help with some cleanup. Starts at 10am April 16 … Continue reading

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Don Valley Map

Fancy a hike? The red lines are “other routes”. Some are the official trails and others are not signed, marked, guided or any fancy stuff. There is no guaranteed safety, some are kind of skinny, uneven, steep but there is enough … Continue reading

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