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Terry Fox Monument

1000 Highway 11/17, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
+1 807-983-2041
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Lovely Tribute to a Canadian Hero

It is certainly worth stopping at this monument just outside Thunder Bay. An overview of Terry... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sylvia N
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Steinbach, Manitoba
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Awesomr

Beautiful area park, inspiring story and statue. Awesome vista and large visitor building with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
f0leyk48
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Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
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1000 Highway 11/17, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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+1 807-983-2041
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is certainly worth stopping at this monument just outside Thunder Bay. An overview of Terry Fox’s contributions are available. The site provides parking, rest area and easy access from the highway.

Thank sylvia N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful area park, inspiring story and statue. Awesome vista and large visitor building with friendly helpful staff.

Thank f0leyk48
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of the lake and Sleeping Giant from the Terry Fox Monument is spectacular, especially in the fall as the leaves are turning colour. The monument is impressive. Parking is good, and the park is very well kept, complete with a picnic table where...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a Cancer survivor I have wanted to visit this memorial and bring my family. Mr. Fox made a powerful impact in his short life, I remember as a kid watching made for movie on CBS station in the U.S. on his life. Then I...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a small surprise stop on our trip and well worth it! The views are breathtaking and the park is absolutely gorgeous and very well kept!

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from the east, do not drive by the Terry Fox Monument without taking at least a few minutes to pay your respects, and learn a little more about this Canadian icon.

Thank johnguthrie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a must-see while on our motorcycle trip. The monument is very moving and the view is spectacular! Easily accessible and good parking.

Thank Kelly- R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely tribute to a great man. Easier to access this monument park when you are westbound on the highway to Thunder Bay. The views of the surrounding area were spectacular.

Thank cl42Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice tribute but road traffic is a bit unsettling for such a nice monument. The info center for Thunder Bay was nice to visit as well.

Thank SoBelle1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a wonderful tribute to Terry Fox and a must stop to enjoy a piece of history. The view is spectacular. Spend a little or alot of time.

Thank Cibm6423
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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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