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Address: Mount McKay Road | Nor'Wester Mountains, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

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Amazing views

Wonderful road up to the top of the Mountain the cost $5.00 for car load. The bathrooms aren't usually open but there is pot a potty. check out all the solar panels you can see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful road up to the top of the Mountain the cost $5.00 for car load. The bathrooms aren't usually open but there is pot a potty. check out all the solar panels you can see from the top both directions!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

As the title states, the view is fantastic. On a clear day you can see the entire city including all the waterfront. There is a small carload fee. There is also the Fort William First Nation s war memorial with a large cross on top visible from ground level. There is a walking deck along the edge that makes it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

No trip to Thunder Bay would be complete without going up the mount. Stunning vistas of the lake and harbour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Hiked along and up Mt. McKay...although it was not open yet...May 1st. Parked at the gate and enjoyed a beautiful hike up the road. At the base is an area for Native Pow Wows and ceremonies. There is a tribute to Elders with great animal beliefs billboards. The vistas are amazing. Also at the look out is a tribute to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The view of my mckay was very pretty. Didn't make it to the top because the park was closed guess the typical tourist doesn't go in April. The bridge to get here was kinda creepy barely enough room for my f150 to make it through and it seemed as if it were made of scrap parts literally. But that's part... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A must see and do when you visit Thunder Bay. It was a bit off path to get there, but when you arrive,,,,WOWWWW The view is spectacular. The staff at gate house were also very friendly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A great place to look at Thunder Bay and Lake Superior. It gives you a very different perspective. The nominal fee is worth it as the road is newly refinished and the Pow Wow center will be very nice once completed.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Although its a bit of a drive out of town the view is worth it. You have to hike a bit up the mountain but once you get to the top its really nice. The mountain was in great condition and the road was freshly paved earlier in the season. We brought pizza and enjoyed lunch at the top of... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This attraction is a neat place to go to see the whole city from the look out. I have come here during the day and at night. It's also a quiet place to come to have some me time. I have never hiked the top part of the mountain as I heard there was a trail you could do that.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Mt. McKay was the highlight of our stay in Thunder Bay! The upkeep is perfect and not a lot of tampering with nature here thank goodness so you really feel like the 5$ was worth it. We sat in the back of our mini-van and enjoyed lunch while looking out over Thunder Bay and had a spectacular and dreamy view... More 

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Address: Address: Mount McKay Road | Nor'Wester Mountains, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Thunder Bay

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