North York has a number of great recreational trails.
follows the course of this waterway from York University through Downsview Dells and connecting to the Humber River pathway roughly at Jane & Wilson
Ross Lord Park
parkland trails along the West Don River, east of Dufferin south of Finch
Earl Bales Park
a set of trails along the along the West Don River,
From Steeles Avenue south to Don Mills, with side routes, east along German Mills Creek and Duncan Creek, west along Newtonbrooke Creek,
from Lawrence Ave W south to the Harbourlands.
There are also a number of scenic walking trails in the city:
Humber River, Old Mill & Marshes
These trails run from Etienne Brule Park and Kings Mill Park, straddling Bloor Street and heads south and along the Humber to The Queensway, north of the Gardiner Expressway.
This trail runs NW to SE from just north of the Eglinton West Subway Station through the Mount Pleasant Cemetery into the Moore Park Ravine to the east (which passes the Don Valley Brickworks), or the Vale of Avoca Ravine to the south, which form a loop with Park Drive Ravine at the south
Northern Ravines & Gardens
This trail runs west alongside Burke Brook, from Bayview Avenue to Rosewell Avenue, and is easily accessed from the Lawrence Subway Station on the Yonge line.
Don Valley Ravines
There are a number of trails along the Don Valley. One hot area is from Riverdale Farm north past the Prince Edward Viaduct to Potters Road and the Todmorden Mills & Museum