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Basic Site: $46.00
Elec. Only(15 amp): $51.00
Full Hook-up(30 amp): $61.00
50 amp: $6.00 extra
$2.00 for each add. person and 13% tax

Cabins: $120.00
$5.00 for each add. person and 13% tax
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Here is a list of attractions in and around Thunder Bay that you may want to visit while in the area. You'll find a brief description, the distance from our park, hours of operation, a phone number, and a link to their Website.

While we do our best to make sure this information is up-to-date, it's always best to visit their website or give them a phone call to make sure the hours have not changed.

Fort William Historical Park - (807) 473-2344 - 22km/13.5mi East

Fort William Historical Park is a provincially-funded historic site operated by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism.  Through its living history program, the Fort depicts the fur trade activities of the North West Company at Fort William Historical Park, inland headquarters and site of the Company's annual Rendezvous from 1803-1821.

Public tours are offered several times a day year round and fully guided tours are available at no additional charge.  Tours last 1.5 hours as a costumed character guide introduces you to other inhabitants of the Fort. Tours in the fall and winter season (September to May) are available Monday- Friday (holidays excluded).

Hours of Operation:
May 26th - Sept. 3rd 10am till 5pm
Sept. 4th - May 25th Monday till Friday, excluding holidays
Please call ahead to confirm tour times (807) 473-2344.

Kakabeka Falls - (807) 473-9231 - 2.4km/1.5mi West

Known as Niagara of the North, Kakabeka Falls plunges 40 metres over sheer cliffs and some of the oldest fossils in the world. Get a bird's-eye view from jutting platforms and trails along the gorge. Trace voyageurs' steps around the falls in this history-rich park.

Hours of Operation:
Year Round 24 hours
Please be aware that there are only lights in the parking-lot and none on the walkways or viewing platforms for after-dark viewing.

Terry Fox Scenic Lookout - 40km/24.85mi East

Take a day trip just east of Thunder Bay on the Terry Fox Courage Highway. Stop at the scenic lookout where the Terry Fox Memorial is situated. From this high vantage point you can enjoy the view of the Sleeping Giant out in Lake Superior.

Hours of Operation:
Year Round 24 hours
Information Center hours unknown

Amethyst Mine Panorama - (807) 622-6908 - Approximately 75km/46mi East(North East)

Amethyst Mine Panorama is the largest amethyst deposit in Canada. It was discovered in 1950 as a result of a road being built to the forest fire lookout tower visible from the mine sight. Amethyst production started in 1960 and the mine has produced continuously since then. The mine produces 40% useable amethyst by volume. A large digging area, open to the public, contains 20% useable amethyst and is the main source of "pick your own" amethysts.

Hours of Operation:
May 15th - Oct. 15th  

Ouimet Canyon - (807) 977-2526 - Approximately 100km/62mi East(North east)

This sheer-walled canyon shelters rare Arctic-alpine plants along its boulder laden floor, where snow often persists until late spring. From two platforms and a network of boardwalks and trails, view this spectacular gorge and feel the air rising from the depths.

Visit nearby Eagle Canyon and walk on Canada's longest Suspension Bridge.

Hours of Operation:
May 18th - Oct. 8th, 2007 24 hours

Chippewa Park and Wildlife Exhibit - (807) 623-3912 - 38km/23.6mi

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the sandy beach and out the breakwall to see the sunset reflecting on the Sleeping Giant and the Welcome Islands. Ride the turn-of-the-century carousel - one of only a handful still in existence anywhere. Tour the Wildlife Exhibit - a 10 acre facility which features an elevated walkway that allows for the observation of live animals native to Northern Ontario.

Hours of Operation: Wildlife Exhibit
June Mon-Fri 11am to 4pm
June Sat/Sun 11am to 8pm
July 1st till Labour Day 1pm to 8pm
Hours of Operation: Amusement Rides
June Sat/Sun 1pm to 8pm
July 1st till Labour Day 1pm to 8pm
Crowd and weather permitting
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 18 July 2012 )
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