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Glen Stewart Ravine Trail is a short walk but it’s a good one to start with for those looking to learn about Toronto’s ravine system. Shown is a newly constructed boardwalk section. The ravine slopes had been cut through with secondary trails that compacted the soil and exposed the tree roots. The boardwalk trail is open year round and will take you through a ravine surrounded with a lush forest of Red Oak and Maple trees. The Glen Stewart Ravine in The Beaches which supports a rare and sensitive red oak forest, officially opens May 26, 2012. After McLean Howard moved out of the Glen Duart Ravine, a large real estate company decided to renovate the estate into homes that are still there today. Another interesting aspect of this walk is the contrast between the natural setting of Glen Stewart Ravine and the artificially created Ashbridge's Bay Park. In 2008 it was determined that the forest was suffering due to loss of the understory. The 11 hectare ravine is designated as an environmentally significant area by the City, which are natural sites of particular importance because of unique features or wildlife. PHOTO: City of Toronto Archives, Fonds 1244, Item 1734. Toronto's Glen Stewart Park Trail is a picturesque 1.3 km boardwalk trail that you need to see. Glen Stewart Ravine. Aside from needing to get out, I also have a need to find and explore new places - even if they're… As a BC boy, the pull of nature is pretty strong on me. The bridge over the Glen Stewart Ravine as it looked in 1921. Glen Stewart Ravine. At the southerly end of the ravine, the stream disappears underground and the forest gives way to a grassy open area that is being allowed to regenerate naturally. 2 reviews of Glen Stewart Ravine "Nice little nature escape in a quiet residential area. Located fantatistically close to the beach, Glen Stewart Ravine is a walker's paradise. Glen Stewart Ravine is a beautiful, forested urban park that is home to a natural creek (Ames Creek) and one of a very few red oak woodlands left in the City of Toronto. Price: Free. In the case of Glen Stewart Ravine, “several species of birds and plants observed within the area are regionally uncommon,” the City says. That’s because the city of Toronto parks department has developed an interpretive nature trail through the ravine and an attractive pocket-size guidebook to … When: Open daily. The Glen Stewart Ravine is home to a Red Oak and Red Maple forest mixed with Witch Hazel which is a rare forest type in Toronto. Stewart Manor. Hotels near Glen Stewart Ravine, Toronto on Tripadvisor: Find 22,382 traveller reviews, 57,331 candid photos, and prices for 299 hotels near Glen Stewart Ravine in Toronto, Ontario. Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail Why You Need To Go: This winding ravine boardwalk is a gem in Toronto and it turns into a colourful leafy paradise in the fall. 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