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Northern Ontario Best Fall Lookouts
Admire Canada’s beauty in its fall colours before they are gone!
Northern Ontario offers many lookouts with breathtaking views.
Have you been to any of these yet?
Dorset Scenic Tower
This historic structure built in 1922 in the Haliburton Highlands as a lookout for potential forest fires is now a tourist attraction offering a 360-degree view 465 feet above Lake of Bays.
Have you been to Manitoulin Island yet? The Cup and Saucer trail will lead you up to a 350-metre climb to the highest point on the island. If you like a little hiking challenge with a few ladder and rope climbs, this one is worth it!
IIa’s Loop 5 km hike to Robertson Cliffs north of Sault Ste. Marie is a stunning hike. The views of the boreal forest below the Robertson waterfalls and Lake Superior are breathtaking.
Parry Sound’s Tower Hill Lookout & Heritage Garden
The Tower Hill Lookout & Heritage Garden in Parry Sound offers a stunning panoramic view of Georgian Bay. Originally built in the 1920s as a fire lookout tower, it has 130 steps to climb to admire the fall colours.
Elliot Lake Fire Tower
Take in the spectacular view of Algoma area’s autumn foliage from the Elliot Lake Fire Tower – of the region’s highest points. On a clear day, you can even get a glimpse of Manitoulin Island.
Temagami Fire Tower
Considered one of the Ontario’s best spots to view the surrounding vast forests with crystal-blue lakes, the Temagami Fire Tower is located an hour drive north of North Bay. Plus, you can see the province’s oldest pine trees in the middle of the 800-hectare White Bear Forest!