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Waterloo Pioneers Memorial Tower

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300 Lookout Lane, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2X8, Canada
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interesting local historical site

have visited many times, my kids used to ask to go as they liked going up the tower and the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
alison p
Kitchener, Canada
Beautiful monument in urban sprawl

Visited on a rainy Sunday with my children. Easy and ample parking. A beautiful tower but looking a... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Amy L
Saint Thomas, Canada
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“historic site” (2 reviews)
“grand river” (6 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
300 Lookout Lane, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2X8, Canada
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

have visited many times, my kids used to ask to go as they liked going up the tower and the lookout..river view and old cemetary..definately a go for the history buff!

Thank alison p
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a rainy Sunday with my children. Easy and ample parking. A beautiful tower but looking a little rundown. Lots of graffiti and roof structure needs attention. We were disappointed that we couldn't go up into the tower to appreciate the views of the...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great area of town and th h e trail system was a big surprise. Lots of nice photo ops if your into nature shots

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Great walk along the river and golf course to get to this tower which displays history of the region.

Thank Jane3722
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great Tower to visit, It is no longer open to go up inside, but still something to see., Great Views and just a nice place to sit and chat or talk a stroll

Thank Italian1969
Reviewed 11 September 2016

You can walk from one park to another if you go to the left. Going to the right seems even longer to get to the next park that intersects.

Thank emmalou878
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Located near the river this old 'pioneer tower' is a great lookout point for the grand river as it leaves Kitchener on its way to Cambridge.

Thank crobinson2014
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very pretty lookout point and a surprisingly secluded location for being in the middle of a suburb. Connected to the Grand River Trail. The trail gets pretty rough between Pioneer Tower and HWY 8 though.

Thank William S
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I live in proximity to the tower and it is primarily a place to take young children to play on the swings and jungle gym. I have never been in the tower as it is continuously locked and does not appear to be part of...More

1  Thank Alex P
Reviewed 10 April 2016

While I can see this special place across the Grand River from our home, it is always great to revisit to a place that commemorates the roots to the settlement of the Region. The pioneer cemetery as well as the views up and down the...More

Thank Neil T
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