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Mount McKay

Mount McKay Road | Nor'Wester Mountains, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Beautiful view!

My partner and I drove up here for the sunset. It was a little cloudy but still amazing. Would... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BreannaSweers
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Great view but a little disappointed

Sure there is a great view up at the top of Mount McKay, but I was disappointed to find the park in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hbratulich
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Minneapolis, MN
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
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“great view” (20 reviews)
“sleeping giant” (24 reviews)
“nominal fee” (2 reviews)
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Mount McKay Road | Nor'Wester Mountains, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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"parking area"
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"great hike"
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"summer and fall"
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"viewing area"
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"worth the effort"
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"great pictures"
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"follow the signs"
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"lookout"
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"chapel"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I drove up here for the sunset. It was a little cloudy but still amazing. Would absolutely go back and do the trail on top. Wasn’t busy at all either.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sure there is a great view up at the top of Mount McKay, but I was disappointed to find the park in disarray. At one end of the park, there is a memorial to the native Indians who served in the Great War and World...More

Thank hbratulich
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Also known as Mount McKay This is a beautiful lookout to view the city of Thunder Bay. Its located on the Fort William First Nation reservation and is the site of annual powwows. There is a $5 toll charge to go up. Also has a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like the statues, love the view, which is amazing, but it needs some care. There is a little chapel on teh grounds, which was established in the 1800's, it has gates across and people have used it as a giant ashtray, which is pretty appalling....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The veiw from there is truly fantastic, it's a memorable veiw. It's a nice walk for the whole family.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family used to go there a lot when we were children. An excellent tourist destination for travellers.

Thank Eddie D
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

tried to get to top but entrance closed. So we walked up. unbelievable view and the natural beauty outstanding. A must see in Thinder Bay

2  Thank skaszab2016
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Plenty of picnic tables , not best for washroom facilities though :( Bring your camera and lens..nominal fee to get in.. $5-10

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

We visited Mount McKay the first day we were in Thunder Bay and the lady at the gate told us they were having a Pow Wow all day Saturday and that we should return. We did. There were Indigenous peoples from all over including the...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Not much in the general attraction, except for a great view of Thunder Bay and Lake Superior. Nice on a sunny summer day. Cool breeze off the lake, and a ham sandwich .Life's good.

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mg03TML
December 17, 2017|
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Response from bobcav | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t count on it.
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Traveller200247
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Patricia66823 |
I am wondering what time the tollgate closes
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Ajluhtal
May 14, 2015|
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Response from Cathie M | Reviewed this property |
The trail we took started behind the war memorial and chapel
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