Deer Park offers a balanced mix of peaceful residential streets and high-density commercial & retail hubs.
The central hub of Deer Park is undoubtedly the intersection of Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue. All four corners of this convergence are home to an array of shopping and dining options, and the area has grown to become one of the city’s largest employment centres outside of Downtown Toronto. To the south, Yonge Street continues to be lined with shops and restaurants of both the affordable and upscale variety. St. Clair Avenue and the streets surrounding it are home to both historic and modern luxury apartment buildings, while further north the character of becomes more dominated by single-family homes. The expansive David Balfour Park is within walking distance, and offers access to an extensive trail network following the Mud Creek Ravine.
Transportation in Deer Park
St. Clair subway station is located in the heart of the neighborhood, while Davisville station serves its northern portion. Both are situated along Line 1 Yonge-University, and provide convenient access to Downtown Toronto. Additionally, both stations offer transfers to a host of local bus routes, while St. Clair also serves as the terminus for the #512 St. Clair streetcar. Cyclists can take advantage of the Kay Gardner Beltline Trail, which runs east-west through the area. At the same time, the Don Valley Parkway can be reached in minutes.