Toronto Island Park - Franklin Children's GardenAddress: 9 QUEENS QUAY W
An interactive garden for families! The park features seven sections:
Little Sprouts Garden: Learn how to plant, cultivate and harvest vegetables and flowers. Drop-in programs run in the summer.
TD Storybook Place Amphitheatre: The Amphitheatre hosts special events, shows, storytelling, performing arts, camp sessions, picnics and more.
Snail Trail: Explore the winding trail and meadow on your way to the highest point on the Toronto Islands.
Hide and Seek Garden: Play in the vine tunnel, explore the wheel-chair accessible Tree House, or take pictures with bronze sculptures of Franklin and Rabbit.
Franklin's Pollination Station: Find out about the important role pollinators play in this educational garden.
Pine Grove: Collect pine cones and look for bronze sculptures of Franklin and his friends!
Turtle Pond: Have a chance to look at turtles, frogs, birds and other critters in a wetland environment.
Franklin Children's Garden is inspired by Franklin the Turtle from the celebrated book series written by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Brenda Clark and published by Kids Can Press: a Corus Entertainment Company.
- Intersection: Near: Queens Quay W & Harbour Sq
- TTC Information: Take the Centre Island ferry from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at 9 Queens Quay West. Walk towards Centre Island. The garden is located behind the Toronto Island Nature School.
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