Cootes Paradise

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A spectacular example of a natural wonder, Cootes Paradise certainly lives up to its name. This fertile wetland is home to so many significant species that it has been named both an Important Bird Area and an Important Reptile and Amphibian Area. Aside from birdwatching, you can enjoy nature walks around this green oasis, which offers so much to be explored. Managed by the Royal Botanical Gardens, Cootes Paradise wears its National Historic site designation proudly. Keep an eye out for the staircase leading to Dundurn Park when you visit for some of the best views.

Location:  Cootes Paradise

Business hours:  Mo-Su 12:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m.