Directions

Location

The Humber Arboretum is located in the northwest part of Toronto, near the intersection of Finch Ave West and Hwy 27. It is at the back of Humber College's North Campus. Enter the college through entrance A or E. Follow the road to the back of the college. The entrance to the Arboretum is directly across from the green bubble building.

Address: 205 Humber College Blvd., Toronto, Ontario, M9W 5L7

Map showing Arboretum's location behind Humber College North Camps
Humber Arboretum - Humber College North Campus

The Centre for Urban Ecology is the glass building with the bright red front door at the end of the path.

A building with a bright red door sits up a hill at the end of a path
The Centre for Urban Ecology

Hours

The Humber Arboretum is open to the public year-round during daylight hours. Please call 416-675-5009 for Centre for Urban Ecology hours.

Public Transit Access

Humber College North Campus Bus Terminal

Leave the car at home! Humber College's North Campus is served by multiple bus routes from four different public transit systems. From the transit terminal, walk towards the back of campus. The Arboretum entrance and the Centre for Urban Ecology are past the green bubble building at the far end of Parking Lot 1.

Transit Providers

Please note that bus schedules vary widely in accordance with the school year, and not all routes listed below will run year-round. Always visit the transit provider's website to check routes and schedules before you travel.

Brampton Transit

MiWay

Toronto Transit Commission

York Region Transit / VIVA

Or search for bus directions from your location using Google Maps

Cycling and Trails

Cycling

The Humber Arboretum is located along the West Humber Trail. If coming from the east, take a right upon seeing a wooden “Humber Arboretum” sign after the Highway 27 pass over. The red dots on the map below indicate the paved trail and on-road route which will lead you to the front entrance of the Humber Arboretum.

Map indicating bike trail route
West Humber Trail - Main Humber College Connection

For more information on bike routes and other information on cycling in Toronto, visit the Toronto Cycling Network website.

Bicycle racks are available at several points on campus, including behind the Centre for Urban Ecology.

Trails

The Arboretum is also connected to the West Humber Trail by multiple unpaved paths. These walking trails are an ideal way to experience the beauty of the Humber Arboretum.

Download a Trail Map

If you are on a bike, please slow down and take extra care to watch for school groups, summer day campers, and other pedestrians when using these trails.

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Driving and Parking

Driving

Find driving directions from your location to 205 Humber College Blvd. via Google Maps or watch video driving directions:

From Downtown Toronto

From Eastern Toronto

From Western Toronto

Parking for Guests of the Humber Arboretum

There are three free parking spots reserved for Humber Arboretum visitors located at the Arboretum's main entrance. These are available on a first-come, first-served basis only and may not be reserved.

A sign marks three arborteum parking spots on paving stones
Parking at the Arboretum entrance.

Alternatively, you can make use of Humber College's parking services. When you arrive at the Humber College North campus (205 Humber College Blvd.), please check in at the parking kiosk in front of Learning Resource Commons (LRC). You will be issued a temporary day pass by the guard in the kiosk for display on your dashboard and directed to one of Humber's parking lots. Check the Humber College parking map (PDF).

Parking Rates

Weekends (Saturday and Sunday)
Free

Weekday parking for less than 10 vehicles with no notice or less than 48 hours’ notice
See Humber College's daily parking rates.

Weekday parking for less than 10 vehicles with advance notice of more than 48 hours
No charge if parking has been arranged in advance. To do this, contact the Humber Arboretum and provide total number of vehicles, estimated arrival time, visitor names, and license plate numbers. Provide at least 48 hours’ advance notice or you will be required to pay the regular rate for parking (see above).

Weekday parking for party of more than 10 vehicles
See Humber College's daily parking rates.

Still Have Questions?
Check the Humber College Parking FAQ page for more information.

Parking for School Groups

School busses may drop students off in the semi-circular driveway at the Humber Arboretum's main entrance. For any teachers or other supervisors who are bringing their own cars, the same parking information as above will apply so please contact us at least 48 hours in advance to secure free weekday parking.