Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower, Township of Algonquin Highlands

Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower, Township of Algonquin Highlands

(Natural Wonders > Nature Observation Centre)

The Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower, Tower Kiosk and Picnic Site are operated and maintained for your enjoyment by the Township of Algonquin Highlands. The original tower was built in 1922, was 25 metres high (82 feet) and used as a fire lookout tower. Visitors are welcome to climb to the observation deck which is 142 metres (465 feet) above Lake of Bays. Facilities include an extensive picnic site, restrooms, a tourist information kiosk, a gift shop and a hiking trail.

Features

Facilities:

  • Gift/Souvenir shop
  • Public washroom

Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower, Township of Algonquin Highlands
1191 Dorset Scenic Tower Rd
Dorset, P0A 1H0

Phone: (705) 489-2379
Toll Free: (705) 489-3491

Open:

May 1 to Oct 31