Donate – Volunteer – Visit


Donations to support High Park Zoo can be made through Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation online, onsite or by mail.


Onsite: Donation Stations in High Park are located outside: the Llama Pen and the Grenadier CafC.

By Mail: Please make cheques payable to Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation (memo: High Park Zoo) and mail to:

Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation – High Park Zoo
@ Centre For Social Innovation
585 Dundas Street East, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON
M5A 2B7



Friends of High Park Zoo, its Board and Friends at the Zoo are powered by volunteers. Volunteers are needed at High Park Zoo to support our activities. There are many activities which people of all ages can be involved in. Our main volunteer duties include:

Monitoring the Llamas: Show the children how to feed the pellets to the Llamas and ensuring that the children do not climb through the fence etc.

The petting area: Explain the rules of the petting area to the children and parents and ensure that the Bunny Rabbits and Chickens are handle appropriately.

Other duties: answering questions about the animals, handing out flyers etc.


If you are interested in volunteering click here to sign up.

To see our Llama Pen 2016 Events Calendar – click here

To review our Volunteer Policies – click here.



While the Zoo is open every day from 7:00 am to dusk, come get closer with the animals this weekend in the Llama Pen. Friends of High Park Zoo volunteers open the Llama Pen weekends and statutory holidays from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm (beginning in April until the end of October) allowing visitors to feed and pet the llamas (Honey and her friends) and interact with other animals such as chickens and rabbits.

Llama Pen Poster 2015 FINAL Rev 1