Epping-John Muir Lookout is a popular spot to stop and take in the view of the beautiful Beaver Valley located on Grey Road 7, just north of Kimberly. The property is 4.8 hectares (12 acres) in size and offers a breathtaking view looking easterly down the Beaver Valley. This site offers a picnic shelter, privy washroom, John Muir interpretive plaque, Bruce Trail access and parking. It’s only a short, easy walk from the parking lot to the 8.5 kilometre view of: the valley, farm fields, orchards and the shoreline of Nottawasaga Bay. Any time of year or season, provides a unique view of natures’ beauty from this scenic lookout.
In 1998, Grey Sauble Conservation renamed Epping Lookout to honour John Muir who had spent some time in the valley along the Bighead River researching orchids and making rake handles at the Trout Hollow Mill. Canadian Friends of John Muir
Latitude: 44.46° North,
Longitude: -80.55° West,
UTM X Easting: 535798.45,
Y Northing: 4923064.56