Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower

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The Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower is located off Highway 35 just north of the village of Dorset. The current tower was built in 1967 and is 30 metres high (100 feet).
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.
The Tower is a “use at own risk” attraction. High risk use of the Tower and mountain is not permitted.  To find out more about the tower please visit


Phone: 705-766-1032
Gatehouse: 705-766-1242
Email: trails@algonquinhighlands

To find out more about the beautiful village of Dorset please visit

The Dorset Lookout Tower is located at 1191 Dorset Scenic Tower Rd. (located off Hwy. 35, just north of the village of Dorset)

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