It’s all about the views this summer! If you’re planning on doing a little exploring as the weather gets warmer, we have you covered. The province is home to some stunning views and we’ve put together a list of the lookout points you’re going to want to check out.

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Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park

Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park is home to the highest point in the province, a 2273.62-foot summit – the highest point in the entire province!

It’s a bit of a hike to get to the lookout point but it’s well worth the panoramic views!

Where: 24 Finlayson Park Road, Temagami

Ouimet Canyon

Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park has a trail and boardwalk that connects two lookout platforms with spectacular views of the canyon.

The panoramic views show off a 150-metre wide gorge and sheer cliffs that drop 100 metres straight down to the canyon floor.

Where: Greenwich Lake Rd, Pass Lake, ON

Lions Lookout Trail

This Muskoka lookout offers stunning views of the whole area, including the Muskoka River and Fairy Lake.

The trail to the lookout is around 1.3 kilometres long and once you arrive at the lookout you’ll see a red-roofed gazebo on a natural rock where your views of cottage country await.

Where: 100 Lions Lookout Point Road, Huntsville, ON

Lions Head Lookout


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Not be confused with the lookout before this, Lions Head Lookout is found at Lion’s Head Provincial Nature Preserve, showing off turquoise and ultramarine blue waters from stunning 200-foot cliffs.

The trail can get a little rocky so be sure to dress appropriately!

Where: McCurdy Drive Parkette, Lion’s Head, ON

Eagles Nest Lookout

This short 1.5 km hike along an old logging road brings you to a jaw-dropping view from atop a 120-meter cliff.

Be sure to to soak in the scenery from various vantage points and unique rock formations but be careful as the cliff drops down nearly 150 feet below.

Where: Calabogie Road (508), Calabogie

Thunder Bay Lookout

This is one of the most tranquil lookout points in northern Ontario.

This spot looks out at Lake Superior and while it may not seem like much, it’s truly stunning.

On a clear day, you can see all the way to Michigan’s Isle Royale National Park across the lake!

Where: Sleeping Giant Provincial Park Pass Lake P0T2M0, ON

Which of these lookout points in Ontario are you exploring first?