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Enjoying Breathtaking Views

With the Niagara Escarpment running through Grey County, amazing views abound. Scenic lookouts span the county, offering vistas of the Beaver Valley and Georgian Bay. Whether you’re hiking the Bruce Trail or taking the gondola to the top of Blue Mountain, pack your camera, your sense of adventure and even a few snacks!

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Beaver Valley Rest Stop

Located between Eugenia and Kimberley, on the south side of the Beaver Valley, this pull-in rest stop has seasonal washrooms, picnic tables and a partial view of the valley below.  It can be accessed Read More
Grey Road 13 Markdale ON N0C 1H0 Canada
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Big Bay Scenic Lookout

Located along the Bruce Trail and just off Big Bay Sideroad, park your car off the road at the end of Graham's Hill Road and walk for 15 minutes while you follow the white Bruce Trail blazes in an Read More
Graham's Hill Road Georgian Bluffs ON N0H 2T0 Canada
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Bighead Valley Lookout

This spectacular lookout, just west of Walters Falls on the 2nd Concession, has a view facing north over Georgian Bay over a valley below of farmers fields, marsh and rolling hills. Read More
Concession Rd 10 Walters Falls ON N0H 2S0 Canada
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Blue Mountain Lookout

Situated on the bendy road of Grey Road 119, this lookout gives a bird's eye view of the Village at Blue below and Georgian Bay.  On a clear day you can see as far as Wasaga Beach and Christian Island Read More
Grey Road 119 Blue Mountains ON N0H 2P0 Canada
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Blue Mountains Bruce Trail Club

Our Area of the Bruce Trail runs from Lavender to Craigleith. The terrain changes abruptly as the Bruce Trail enters the Blue Mountains. Here are Ontario's best-known ski resorts, set among high Read More
Box 91 Collingwood ON L9Y 3Z4 Canada
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705-293-4444

Bognor Marsh Management Area

This is a unique area. In a short time period you can be standing on the brow of the Niagara Escarpment and looking down on the backs of turkey vultures as they soar on air currents above the marsh Read More
Grey County Road 18, east of Rockford Owen Sound ON N4K 5N6 Canada
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519-376-3076

Bruce's Caves Conservation Area

Bruce's Caves Conservation Area derives its greatest significance from the unique cave formations found along the escarpment face. These caves were formed by the wave action of post-glacial Lake Read More
502098 Grey Road 1 Wiarton ON N0H 2T0 Canada
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519-376-3076

Centennial Tower

For a magnificent view of the City of Owen Sound and the harbour this is a must stop. Heading South towards Highway 6 & 10, exiting the City of Owen Sound on the right hand side of the Highway is a Read More
290 9th Avenue East Owen Sound ON N4K 5N6 Canada
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Colpoy's Bay Scenic Lookout

Scenic lookout to the northwest over Colpoy's Bay, the islands and Cape Crocker; picnic area and pit privies.  Impressive bluffs of the Niagara Escarpment rise high on the south side of the road.
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Grey County Road 1 Big Bay ON N0H 2T0 Canada
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519-376-3076

Epping-John Muir Lookout Conservation Area

Dramatic views in all directions where you can see from Georgian Bay to the heart of the Beaver Valley with the Niagara Escarpment and Blue Mountains visible in the distance.  Historical plaque Read More
Grey County Road 7 Kimberley ON N4K 5N6 Canada
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519-376-3076

Eugenia Falls

NOTICE: Eugenia is experiencing high interest and traffic. It may be difficult to maintain physical distancing on areas of the trail. If the parking lot is full, do NOT park on the road and walk in. Read More
County Road 13 Eugenia ON N0C 1E0 Canada
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519-376-3076

Fred Raper's Park

While driving through Meaford, you'll be sure to notice this park, named after one of Meaford's earliest settlers, at the junction of Bayfield and Sykes Streets. The eye-catching view of Cape Rich Read More
207 Bayfield Street Meaford ON N4L 1W5 Canada
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519-538-1060 x1401

Indian Falls

*July 29, 2021 - Currently CLOSED due to flooding on the trails*
 This is a seasonal trail and conditions can change due to rain events causing slippery conditions (clay) or trail closures due to Read More
318616 Grey Road 1 Owen Sound ON N4K 5N4 Canada
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519-376-3076

Inglis Falls Conservation Area

NOTICE: Inglis Falls is experiencing high interest and traffic. It may be difficult to maintain physical distancing on areas of the trail. If the parking lot is full, do NOT park on the road and walk Read More
237785 Inglis Falls Road Owen Sound ON N4K 5N6 Canada
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519-376-3076

Irish Mountain Lookout

Picturesque Nottawasaga Bay, a part of Georgian Bay, rolling countryside below filled with apple orchards, and the niagara escarpment rising behind is the view from atop Irish Mountain. This lookout Read More
265566 Sideroad 25 Annan ON N0H 1B0 Canada
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Kemble Mountain Management Area

Forested area includes old sugar bush; hiking or skiing trails along old logging roads, rare wild plants; impressive views of Georgian Bay, farmlands and village of Kemble. The Bruce Trail traverses Read More
Grey County Road 1 Kemble ON N0H 2T0 Canada
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519-376-3076

Metcalfe Rock

NOTICE: Metcalfe Rock is experiencing high interest and traffic. It may be difficult to maintain physical distancing on areas of the trail. If the parking lot is full, do NOT park on the road and walk Read More
10 Line The Blue Mountains ON N0H 2E0 Canada
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Old Baldy Scenic Lookout

Upon reaching the brow of the Niagara Escarpment, which at this point rises 152 metres above the Beaver Valley, the view takes your breath away! This location can be accessed off Grey County Road 13 Read More
120 Old Baldy Access Grey Highlands ON N0C 1G0 Canada
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Open-Air Gondola

Enjoy panoramic views as you take a scenic ride to the top of the Escarpment! The gondola is available for pedestrian and bike traffic and is suitable for all ages. Read More
108 Jozo Weider Blvd Blue Mountains ON L9Y 3Z2 Canada
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705-445-0231

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