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The Lookout Tower

1011 Front Street, Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Fort Frances
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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Fort Frances, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you do not mind climbing lots of grated stairs, you will get a great view of both Fort Frances and International Falls. The River is beautiful!

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The Lookout Tower has been relocated and upgraded. The new site has its benefits but the views are not that great as you are mostly seeing residential areas and not sites that make the area a great place to visit. It is only open in summer and the old Hallet Tug boat is the only other real attraction. The location... More

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Fort Frances, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

The tower has been reconstructed and moved to the river front, right beside the Sorting Gap marina. Visitors can easily buy a ticket at the marina that will let them visit the Hallet, the tower (both on location) as well as the museum downtown. The waterfront at the tower is beautiful with a walkway, a playground for kids and hard... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

You can climb the Tower or tour the Hallet on Fort Frances waterfront. The Tower is the best place to see great views of Fort Frances and Rainy Lake. The hike requires good footwear but isn't too far up for anyone to go.

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