E.T. Seton Park

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E.T. Seton Park
Railway Bridge Leslie and Eglinton.jpg
A Canadian Pacific Railway bridge crosses the park
E.T. Seton Park is located in Toronto
E.T. Seton Park
Location of the park in Toronto
Type Public Park
Location Toronto, Ontario
Coordinates 43°42′54″N 79°20′43″W / 43.71495°N 79.3452°W / 43.71495; -79.3452Coordinates: 43°42′54″N 79°20′43″W / 43.71495°N 79.3452°W / 43.71495; -79.3452
Operated by Toronto Parks
Website ET Seton Park

E.T. Seton Park is a public park located in the North York district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located near the junction of Leslie Street and Eglinton Avenue. The park is named after Ernest Thompson Seton, a British author and naturalist. Seton spent much of his childhood in the Don Valley near the park that bears his name.[1] The Don River runs through the park, which makes it a popular spot for many activities.[2]

The park adjoins the Ontario Science Centre and contains an archery range, nordic skiing and equestrian trails as well as three firepits and plenty of paths for cycling and jogging.[3]

The park also has one of the only two public archery ranges in Canada,[4] This archery range was listed as the archery location in the Bid Book for the Pan American games, but will not be used for that competition because access to the range with vehicles is not available. The archery event for the Pan American Games will be held at Varsity stadium on Bloor Street in downtown Toronto.[5]

In 2011, a disc golf centre was set up on the park's grounds.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://torontoist.com/2016/05/historicist-seton-and-sauriol/
  2. ^ Boldt, Hans; Grisonich-Boldt, Sylvana (2009-03-22). "Ernest Thompson Seton Park". Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  3. ^ "ET Seton Park". City of Toronto. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  4. ^ Lakey, Jack (2007-03-14). "Vandals take aim at archery range". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  5. ^ "Toronto 2015 - Your moment is here" (PDF). Toronto 2015. 2009-03-25. p. 90. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  6. ^ E.T. Seton Park- Disc Golf

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