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good day

We went with grandsons, the view of the Thunder Bay area is excellent, although there is no gift... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
archieives
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Ingersoll, Canada
Wonderful views

This was a great hike! Took awhile but we got to the top. The hike gets quite steep and the rocks... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
LadyStepher
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Mount McKay Road | Nor'Wester Mountains, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family was up visiting from 12+ hours away this weekend and we planned our weekend around going to Mount McKay only to get up there and find the gate and admission office closed. There was zero communication on the Facebook page or Website that...More

Thank 807NorthernStar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with grandsons, the view of the Thunder Bay area is excellent, although there is no gift store or any store for that matter. It was $5 for the car to go up, so reasonable. It was a clear and beautiful day as well.

Thank archieives
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This was a great hike! Took awhile but we got to the top. The hike gets quite steep and the rocks are shaky so make sure you wear good hiking shoes and bring water.

Thank LadyStepher
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

So I don't know where to start to get to the top. Drive up paid the five dollars. And found the starting spot. Took about 30 mins to get up. Not very easy but we made it. Hard coming down too very steep. Once we...More

1  Thank familytimes2012
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It is about a 40 minute vehicle ride to the admission gate from the city itself. There is an admission charge of $5 per vehicle. From here there is another 3 minute or so drive to a gravel parking lot. From this altitude you can...More

Thank mark o
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I attended a concert on Mt McKay and it was pure magic! The sun began to set over the mountain and the suns evening glow passing over the city was hauntingly beautiful. As the city lights sparkled, you could see Salties (international cargo ships) lit...More

Thank tbaypaintball
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My kids have been begging for the longest time to climb this mountain, finally a free Sunday came up! My kids are 7 and 9, they made it to the top no problem at all. I’m not sure I’d take kids much younger than that...More

1  Thank Leanne M
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

$5 a car load, good road in the summer. Very nice view of the city from the top. Watch out with young children, close to the edge with a stretchy barrier on one side. Worth it to go to see the view, if you don’t...More

1  Thank Kiefer75
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Did the drive up Mount McKay to see the great views of the city from the viewpoints. We enjoyed wandering around looking at the memorial, the board walk and the sun setting over Thunder Bay. This has to be one of the best places to...More

1  Thank CNA_Photos
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We went there to hike to the top. After paying $5 to park and view the PowWow grounds which is mid-way up the mountain and also observe Thunder Bay from a lookout point, we could not find the path to the hike. We wondered around...More

1  Thank Kasmar C
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Jenien R
September 13, 2018|
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Response from archieives | Reviewed this property |
We spent maybe 45 mins there. The drive up has no views but for $5 it is worth the drive for the view.
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laura628
July 14, 2018|
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December 17, 2017|
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I wouldn’t count on it.
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