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Terry Fox Monument

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This is a must see if passing through Thunder Bay! We almost didn’t stop, but I am so glad we did... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jubymom3
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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Thunder Bay has honoured him with a great location and a beautiful park. The views are amazing and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Janarthen M
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Toronto, Canada
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1000 Highway 11/17, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easy access off the Trans Canada Hwy east of Thunder Bay. Great views of The Sleeping Giant. Well kept grounds with picnic tables.

Thank CarolynGROttawa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must see if passing through Thunder Bay! We almost didn’t stop, but I am so glad we did. It was breathtaking and had the kids asking questions about who he was... the flowers that we planted in the landscape were beautiful and...More

Thank jubymom3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thunder Bay has honoured him with a great location and a beautiful park. The views are amazing and you get to see The Sleeping Giant from here.

Thank Janarthen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here with our granddaughters while on a road trip. They had been learning about Terry Fox in school so this was a great opportunity to give that part of their education a more human connection. They thoroughly enjoyed reading and learning about this...More

Thank Sherrycht
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful monument for Terry Fox. The grounds are well kept providing a great view for photos. As well, the information centre located on site has all the info you need for your Thunder Bay vacation. This place really helped us sort out...More

Thank Kasmar C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My dad was the surgeon who took Terry off the highway and the monument has a special place in our hearts.My father has since passed.

Thank m0ssd0wnunder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off at this memorial on our way to Sault Ste Marie, it was fail early in the morning so we had the site pretty much to our selves. The monument of Terry Fox is amazing and the views breath taking. I would highly...More

Thank DRegehr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location overlooking the lake. KOA campground locate nearby for a rest and close to shopping in the city of Thunder Bay

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Instead of playing scrabble in a small apartment in the summer we took our game up to the Terry Fox monument. It had been years ago that two out of the three of us had been there. A great setting!

Thank phutto798223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carved out of the Canadian bush and nestled on the side of the hill overlooking Lake Superior. The terry fox monument is a wonderful place to reflect on this inspiring young mans life. And maybe take stock of your own? I watched my husband take...More

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PookieOntario
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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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