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Terry Fox Monument

1000 Highway 11/17, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
+1 807-983-2041
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The Spirit of Canada

Being an American on my first trip to Canada exceeding 24 hours, I never heard of Terry Fox before... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
Joy C
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Hudson, Wisconsin
great overview of sleeping giant

this is a very scenic stop with terry fox history ,a great canadian,complete with some walking... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
2050tbay
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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  • Very good24%
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1000 Highway 11/17, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Being an American on my first trip to Canada exceeding 24 hours, I never heard of Terry Fox before. Me and my family were heading to the Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and we saw a sign for a scenic overlook. We were surprised to realize...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

this is a very scenic stop with terry fox history ,a great canadian,complete with some walking trail and great parking.

Thank 2050tbay
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Terry Fox Monument is a very inspirational monument to an inspirational young man. The view from the monument area over the city and lake and Sleeping Giant is one of the best in the ares.

Thank LRB45
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The inspirational story of legendary Terry Fox is without compare in Canada. This is the place to pause, look around, and remember the feats of this amazing young man, or to teach the younger generations who weren't alive in the 1980's.

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Right off the highway with an amazing view of Lake Superior. Great tribute to Terry Fox. Had a great information centre, park land and a picnic area. We liked it so much that we stopped here again for a picnic on our return trip across...More

Thank Alan7777777
Reviewed August 22, 2016

You can't explain recent Canadian history without mentioning Terry Fox and what he selflessly did for cancer research, and his monument will have you talking about him for weeks after you leave this place. Great views, a well maintained site, and a very real likeness...More

Thank ANDREW D
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This statue of Terry Fox is in a beautiful location overlooking some very fine scenery, surrounded by beautiful flowers in a park like setting.

Thank DDWisconsin
Reviewed August 22, 2016

On your way into Thunder Bay take some time to stop and see the Terry Fox Monument! Again a beautiful scenic view, but most of all a time to honour a brave Canadian"

Thank Anna-Maria B
Reviewed August 21, 2016

nice view, picnic tables are clean and in the shade, great tribute to Terry. We took a break from our long road trip, took pictures.

Thank ginxi2
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding nostalgia, view and inspiration. You must stop here. Great picnic area and visitor info centre. Outstanding view of the Sleeping Giant. Right on the TransCanada

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PookieOntario
When was the monument moved
September 24, 2016|
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Response from worldtravellers123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, it was moved in 1993. In 1993, the MTO relocated the monument to a new rest area directly across the road. An old concrete base marks the original monument's location, and it is still visible in the tall grass from... More
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