Only a short drive from the city, you'll be rewarded with amazing ice and rock climbing routes on some of the oldest granite diabase in North America. Climbs range from novice to challenging, however the views at the top are all breathtaking.
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Thunder Bay’s reputation as one of Canada’s Premier Outdoor Cities is well earned. Located on the shores of the world’s largest fresh water lake and surrounded by the natural beauty of the boreal forest and the Nor’Wester mountain range, it is the perfect place to get in touch with your inner adventurer.
Set sail on a 90 minute tour of the Thunder Bay harbour. Get close to the lakers and salties. Look up at the massive grain elevators, pass by a lighthouse, or escape to nearby Islands.
The legendary Sleeping Giant lies on the tip of the rugged Sibley Peninsula near Thunder Bay. Experience the backcountry or follow rugged trails to the top of the giant for unbeatable views of Lake Superior.
Step back in time with a visit to Fort William Historical Park, a living history museum highlighting the history of the fur trade and the development of the region.
Read about fresh travel ideas and take advantage of the useful maps that will help you navigate throughout Thunder Bay. This full-colour booklet will inspire you to plan your next trip to an outdoor adventure city that is truly Superior by Nature! You can also order the free visitor guide.