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Beautiful as you are driving up to the park and can see the shape of the sleeping giant from afar.

Peaceful and beautiful. However, my favorite was seeing the sleeping giant driving up to and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen H
Beautiful provincial park

Went to Sleeping Giant provincial park just a few days ago. We've just moved to Thunder Bay from... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
Thunder Bay, Canada
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Located on a rugged peninsula of thick forests, several lakes, and high granite cliffs, this scenic wonderland offers nature walks, camping and fishing activities.
Pass Lake, Thunder Bay, Ontario P0T 2M0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Peaceful and beautiful. However, my favorite was seeing the sleeping giant driving up to and driving away from the park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Went to Sleeping Giant provincial park just a few days ago. We've just moved to Thunder Bay from UK. There was quite a bit of snow on the road, so we drove carefully. Lots of large lorrys were speeding around no idea where they were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 193vanessaj
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous. Many wonderful trails. Do the sea lion, climb the head, explore, swim, boat, relax in a gorgeous natural environment. Stay awhile. We go once a year as so close to our city. Never tire of it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank crasher15
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Took my cousin from Ottawa for a hike to Sleeping Giant Provincial Park . We went to see the Sea Lion, it was a easy hike about 4 Km total. It was her highlight of her visit. She has been to Thunder Bay many times...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chipguymk
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Bucket List: Visit every Provincial Park in Ontario. Marie Louise Lake is a large interior lake that the Sleeping Giant camp sites are located on. It offers a beautiful view of the Sleeping Giant. We spent some time at the visitor centre, it was nice....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kah9607
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We loved our time at this park. We camped at Marie Louise Lake. It was so beautiful and peaceful. We had a beautiful site right on the lake. Highly recommend this campground. The Thunder Bay Lookout was a highlight of our vacation. Loved the overlook...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rita J
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited in 2016. Fantastic views.About an hour's drive from Thunder Bay. Worth the drive. Scenic and great inspiration for artists.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank katwat100
Reviewed September 27, 2018

First 8 km walking or biking then walking the last 3km up to summit at the top! Great views! 8 hours total return time! With great pace quick or lazy with lots of stops,it can be done by anybody!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mutukwa
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Sleeping giant provincial park After enjoying the world famous spectacular drive hugging the Lake Superior , This provincial park has so much to offer than just spectacular views. Park office staff was very friendly . Though the camping fee is pretty expensive compared to others...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WineDineRoadies
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Did the drive up to the Thunder Bay lookout. It's an amazing platform that juts out from the cliff. Very cool. Did the Sea Lion trail out to the rock formation. There are lots of trails. A bunch are off one of the longer trails...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jenien H
August 30, 2018|
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Response from CarolynGROttawa | Reviewed this property |
The picnic/beach area overlooking the lake is very pretty. i do not know when fall colors peak in that area. Not sure about trails but there are gravel roads that go through the campgrounds.
July 3, 2018|
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Response from pooped2013 | Reviewed this property |
Try Lake Superior circle Tour adventure guide for planning your trip! Lots of helpful information and “must see”! There are so many towns that offer so much! Make sure to have your picture taken with the towns mascots... More
December 15, 2017|
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Response from Bill L | Reviewed this property |
We had no problems but did not go out to the lookout on our most recent visit.