These formal gardens are named after the famed composer Alexander Muir, the man who wrote the patriotic song ‘The Maple Leaf Forever’ in 1867. The maple leaf appears throughout the gardens in various decorative and natural forms. The multi-level Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens act as a gateway into the peaceful ravine system that features walking trails which are open year-round. Stroll among the herbs and flowers that bloom in Alexander Muir’s magnificent setting, located along the Northern Ravines and Gardens Discovery Walk Route. Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens are a beautiful spot to spend a quiet summer afternoon. The gardens are also the western gateway to a long trail that eventually leads to Sunnybrook Park. Walking trails are open all year.

Located on the east side of Yonge Street, south of Lawrence Avenue and is open every day, all year round. Centrally located is a pleasant landscape of formal gardens and horticultural displays. An inviting Iron Gate leads off the main street of Toronto through rose gardens on stone steps accompanied with beautiful architectural stone balconies overlooking the crushed brick pathways and sunken gardens surrounded by maples, willows and oak trees.


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