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Scarborough Bluffs, Toronto

Categories: Lookouts, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web
Look out over Lake Ontario from atop Scarborough Bluffs to see sky meet water. The bluffs are surrounded by a park, providing an area to have a picnic or barbecue. Adventurous types can hike up to the top of the 90 m (300 ft) tall bluff and get a good view out onto the lake, which boasts some of the bluest water along the Toronto waterfront. You'll find some restaurants near the bluff. To visit Scarborough Bluffs on your holiday in Toronto, and find out what else Toronto has to offer, use our Toronto vacation route planner.
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  • Despite being a bit away from downtown, it pays to know this place. Right environment for some nice pictures of your trip!
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  • A part of Toronto many people don't take the opportunity to visit. A spectacular view of the Scarborough Bluffs from the trails that have been build from landfill off shore in Lake Ontario. A very pop...  read more »
  • Love the views and cool breeze. I bit of garbage around but I they were cleaning up. Go to the marina and see the cool house boats 
  • I wouldn't come here directly for the beaches themselves. In fact, there is quite a bit if litter due to the amount of visitors. However the scenery which you can see here is quite nice. You would never have thought there was such a nice place in our busy metropolis. The best scenery you can see though, you will have to take a few risks. You'll know what I mean once you arrive. Happy travelling =)
  • Wonderful park! Views are amazing from top and below. Plenty of walking and things to see. There is a bay with beach, street runoff water filtration system.
  • I did not expect much since I have been to other equally beautiful natural places before but I ended up having an enjoyable time. I recommend visiting 1) CATHEDRAL BLUFFS LOOKOUT at the top, which provides panoramic views of the beach and Lake Ontario, and 2) BLUFFER'S PARK below the lookout for views of the volcano-like landscape. Bluffer's Park also has beautiful green spaces for picnics and strolls. It is possible to hike down from the lookout to the beach but the terrain can be really steep and muddy. Swimming can be tricky. For one, the water can be cold (we visited in spring) and muddy from all the sand coming from the bluffs. There are also jetskiers close to shore, which can make swimming unpleasant. Parking is available both near the lookout at Cecil Crescent (free) and Bluffer's Park (paid).
  • Beautiful gorgeous cliff, which reminds me of the White Cliffs of Dover. This place is cordoned off by a fence but nobody cares anyways and walk over. Be careful not to stand too close to the edges, you may fall and it's very steep! Other than that, enjoy the view!
  • Great place to go. Weekend Parking is extremely hard. You will end up walking a lot, and parking far far away. So go early. Watch Youtube overview scarborough bluffs beach overview
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