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Hillcrest Park

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East Side of High Street Between Red River Road & Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
+1 807-625-2313
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Hillcrest Park

An outstanding vista of the Sleeping Giant and the bay of Thunder Bay. Lake Superior looks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
magjaytaylor
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Ottawa, Canada
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A must stop for all visitors to Thunder Bay.

Free parking and a nice view over Lake Superior. It is pretty close to other nice areas and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ingrid D
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East Side of High Street Between Red River Road & Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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"sunken garden"
in 11 reviews
"great view of the city"
in 10 reviews
"sleeping giant"
in 85 reviews
"bay st"
in 2 reviews
"port arthur"
in 6 reviews
"great place to watch"
in 2 reviews
"scottish regiment"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful lake superior"
in 2 reviews
"summer or winter"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful sight"
in 3 reviews
"grain elevators"
in 4 reviews
"play ground"
in 2 reviews
"excellent view"
in 4 reviews
"enjoying the view"
in 2 reviews
"mount mckay"
in 5 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 2 reviews
"visiting thunder bay"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An outstanding vista of the Sleeping Giant and the bay of Thunder Bay. Lake Superior looks different every day. You can also see the Nor’westers, the harbour and much of the Bay Street area. Good historical signage re explorers and thoughtful planting. Children’s play area...More

1  Thank magjaytaylor
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free parking and a nice view over Lake Superior. It is pretty close to other nice areas and the road is lined with beautiful homes.

Thank Ingrid D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A 5 minute stop here is worth the view. It will give you an "overview" (get it) of Thunder Bay. From Sleeping Giant to the grain elevators to the pulp & paper mill. An interesting city.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hill rest park is overflowing with flowers and history from a much earlier time. Dedicated placards and a wonderful view of Thunder Bays waterfront. If you are a storm watcher this is the place to view incredible lightening shows which occur over the lake we...More

Thank bbilcows
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of the harbour is excellent, summer or winter. Giant boats travel to and from the harbour transferring goods, grains, minerals and more. At the base of the hill you can see the old Italian and Finnish neighbourhoods that are still existing today sharing...More

Thank 2016Donna
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice view of the City. Good place to stretch your legs and go for a walk. Free Parking and good place for a picnic.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

One of Thunder Bay's finest parks, with a beautiful view of Lake Superior and The Sleeping Giant. A bunch of us sat up there and looked at the stars one night about 20 years ago when there was a huge power failure. Beautiful sight without...More

1  Thank Eddie D
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

One of the best places to overlook the city, the port, and take some of the best pictures of the Sleeping Giant from Sunrise to sunset.

1  Thank Randy M
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

I love visiting Hillcrest Park in every season. The view of the harbour and the Sleeping Giant are breath taking.

1  Thank Heather P
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Excellent spot for photographers to capture the beauty of Thunder Bay, Lake Superior and the Sleeping Giant..... and it's within minutes drive in Thunder Bay.

1  Thank SnoMan56623
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