Local Area Attractions Near Thunder Bay KOA Holiday
Fort William Historical Park
Voted one of Canada's top ten attractions! Experience the life of a voyageur; join the fun and excitement at the world's largest fur trading post. Every day, colorful historic characters introduce you to life at Fort William Historical Park.
Amethyst Mine Panorama
Amethyst Mine Panorama, North America's largest amethyst deposit, is an active, working quarry. Take a walking tour of mine site and hear an interesting informative talk on history and geology of the mine and the mineralogy of amethyst.
Famous as the "Niagara of the North", Kakabeka Falls is a spectacular 40 meter (131 ft) high waterfall and steep rock-walled river canyon. Excellent viewing advantages are provided from the boardwalk and observation pods.
Terry Fox Monument
A 9 foot bronze statue, set on a 45 ton granite base commands a breathtaking view of Lake Superior. This Monument was erected in memory of Terry Fox, the courageous one-legged runner who embarked on a cross-country run for cancer research. Visit the Terry Fox Monument online for more information.
Marina Park offers a magnificent view of Thunder Bay's harbor set against the background of the Sleeping Giant. The Park provides a boardwalk with lookout decks, walkways, and a multi-use picnic and recreation area.
Soroptimist International Friendship Garden
The Soroptimist International Friendship Garden is a stunning salute to our multicultural heritage. This 15 acre park was organized by the Soroptimist Club as a Centennial gift to Canada and the city.
Lakehead Region Conservation Authority
Explore networks of trails and view cascading falls and sparkling waters. Excellent bird watching, fishing and recreational opportunities await. Visit the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority online for more information.
Lakehead Regional Green Spaces Guide
This useful online guide identifies and describes more than eighty green spaces located with easy traveling distance of Thunder Bay. Some of the many parks and conservation areas have been established to preserve unique geological features. Visit the Lakehead Regional Green Spaces Guide online for more information.
Kaministiquia River Heritage Park
Home to the historic James Whalen Tug, permanently moored in the park. The Kaministiquia River Overlook is the first phase of a multi-phase heritage park development.
Hillcrest Park provides one of the finest scenic views of the city, the harbor and the Sleeping Giant. The Park features a unique Sunken Gardens, with more than 70 varieties of flowers.
Gammondale Farm Family Fun
Enjoy family friendly activities throughout the year. Pick your own strawberries in July, or Pumpkin Fest in the fall. Visit Gammondale Farm Family Fun online for more information.
Superior Fishing Charters
Nestled between the soothing Kaministiquia River and the tranquil Rosslyn Oxbow Wetland, Whitewater has handcrafted a 27-hole championship layout that captures the incredible beauty of the majestic river valley.