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Hillcrest Park

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Address: East Side of High Street Between Red River Road & Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Amazing gardens and views of Sleeping Giant & Harbour

Go in the season when the gardens are in bloom. Always a great view of elevators, sleeping Giant, Lake Superior and the Harbour

Reviewed 3 days ago
AL H
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Mississauga, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Go in the season when the gardens are in bloom. Always a great view of elevators, sleeping Giant, Lake Superior and the Harbour

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a GREAT view of the city and of course a magnificent view of the Sleeping Giant!!! A must stop place for all tourists to see

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is easy to find,easy to park at, and very little walking involved. There is a low rock wall you can sit on to enjoy the view. The former city of Port Arthur (now part of Thunder Bay) lays below you as well as a great view of Lake Superior and the ships coming to the grain elevators in... More 

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Thank alwaysacaper
Thunder Bay, Canada
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from Hillcrest Park is a must-see for anyone visiting Thunder Bay. The wide view is especially beautiful at sunrise and sunset. In the Spring, the city plants several lots of flower gardens that you can walk around. There are benches to sit on, and a large grassy open space to run or relax upon. Finally, there is a... More 

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Thunder Bay Canada
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The view from Hillcrest Park puts Thunder Bay into perspective. There is a spectacular view across the bay to the Sleeping Giant and then to the passage at the foot as well as a great view of Mount MacKay to the south. Sunrise and sun set is great for watching the light change colours across the scenery.

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The view from Hillcrest Park is hard to beat. There is also a nice little playground for the kids to play at.

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Kitchener, Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

We visited this with my sister who visits here regularly and had mentioned that it was a must see. The weather was not exactly in our favour, but I enjoyed it.

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Thank anniergingrich
Thunder Bay, Canada
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I grew up in this area. I lived on the street just below the park, so I had an amazing playground. Even though I am in my 60's I still go there regularly, with my grandson. We love to check out the ships in the harbour using our binoculars. Play areas for kids, great place to grab a take out... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is the place to go if you want a great view of the sleeping giant. Enjoy the flower gardens in the summer - they are beautifully maintained. The children playground as high quality equipment, however it's on the small size and geared towards younger children. A great place to meet for a play date with young children, a picnic... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the best view of Lake Superior & The Sleeping Giant. I spent many years visiting Hillcres tPark as a child. Memories!!!

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