Getting To Queen's Park

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Queen's Park is situated in the heart of downtown Toronto encircled by Queen's Park Crescent to the north, east, and west and by Wellesley Street West to the south.

BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

  • Queen's Park lies between the Museum stop and Queen’s Park stop on the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. From the Museum stop walk south along Queen’s Park. As you approach the park you will see a large stone monument situated at the very north end of the park. From the Queen’s Park stop walk north along Queen’s Park Crescent, on either side of the Ontario Legislative Building to Wellesley Street West.
     
  • The 5 Avenue Road bus services the park from the north and south, with stops along Queen’s Park. The 94 Wellesley St. bus services the park from the east and west with stops at Queen’s Park Crescent, St. Thomas St. and Hoskin Avenue. The 506 Carlton/College streetcar also services the park from the east and west with stops at University Avenue.

For more information on public transportation, see the Toronto Transit Commission website, or call 416.393.4636.

BY CAR

  • From the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW), follow the Gardiner Expressway to Spadina Avenue. Proceed north on Spadina Avenue and turn right onto Harbord Street. Proceed east on Harbord until it turns into Hoskin Ave., which ends directly opposite the west entrance to the park.
     
  • From Highway 401, take Avenue Road south past Bloor Street—Queen’s Park is directly visible ahead.


PARKING

Although there is no parking lot associated with the park, there are several paid parking lots within walking distance. Metered parking is available on nearby streets including along the east portion of Queen’s Park Crescent, Grosvenor St., St. Joseph St. and Hoskin Ave. You must purchase a ticket from the “Pay and Display” machines located on these streets.

For more information on public transportation, see the Toronto Transit Commission website.