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Terry Fox Monument

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

What a spot. A very somber and humbling place to visit. Beautifully located over looking lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Misterrude
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Ontario, Canada
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The Serenity is Lacking

What a great memorial to a wonderful Canadian. The monument, grounds and visitor's centre is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Traveller200247
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Winnipeg, Canada
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“young man” (54 reviews)
“canadian hero” (41 reviews)
“great canadian” (35 reviews)
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1000 Highway 11/17, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a spot. A very somber and humbling place to visit. Beautifully located over looking lake superior. Monument is simply spectacular and represents a hero of Canada. Staff in the visitors centre were friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable of the Thunder Bay area.

Thank Misterrude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great memorial to a wonderful Canadian. The monument, grounds and visitor's centre is awesome but instead of being a place where people can gather and marvel at Fox's accomplishments etc. it tends to be marred by the extremely noisy Trans Canada traffic down...More

Thank Traveller200247
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little over rated, but still a powerful reminder of Terry Fox. Plenty of room for vehicles. Spectacular views of Lake Superior and a reminder of how miniscule humans are to the universe.

Thank SnoMan56623
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

PLEASE STOP TO HONOUR TERRY !!! Have stopped here many times, and every time I am moved to tears !!! Monument site is very well done- and a beautiful location and breathtaking view of Superior. A “MUST DO” for children - and all Canadians for...More

Thank Block3girl
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Awesome spot on the top of the highest hill! The view of the harbour is spectacular! Took a little walk around the very pretty grounds. Staff very helpful.

Thank Trueluck168
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Nice view, we were there in the evening and it was dark, but good to see this special monument. Worth the sight seeing if you have time.

Thank sneekymongoose
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Terry Fox was a young man who faced adversity with tremendous courage. If you have a chance to spend some time at this monument to his efforts to unite Canadians in the fight against cancer, do it. You will not be disappointed. This quiet, tranquil...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's always inspiring to visit this monument and lookout. It's a majestic scene and statue commemorating a Canadian Hero's accomplishments and life.

Thank Douglas J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The view from here is wonderful and the area around the monument and monument itself is thought provoking

Thank grahamclarke845
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Best place to watch sunrise in winter.went their early in the morning to watch sunrise with wife and 1 year old daughter.

Thank WAQAS A
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PookieOntario
24 September 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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