Chippewa Park, Thunder Bay

3.6
#10 of 18 in Parks in Thunder Bay
Chippewa Park is located on the shore of Lake Superior, south of Thunder Bay, Ontario. From May Long Weekend to Labour Day Weekend (Canadian dates) the park operates a children's amusement park which features a C.W. Parker Carousel that was built between 1918 and 1920. There is also a Wildlife Park which is home to a number of animals native to North Western Ontario. There is a public beach and views of the 'Sleeping Giant'. Chippewa Park also has cabin accommodation, RV sites and tenting sites. The park also has sandy beaches, views, and a public zoo which features birds and animals native to the area.
The Friends of Chippewa Park is a Not-For-Profit organization, founded in 2002, whose aim is to "restore Chippewa Park to its full potential". TFOCP raised and invested over $6 million to preserve the Park's "rich history, renovate and improve the physical grounds & structures, and enhance its natural beauty for all to enjoy". With a membership of neighbours, friends, and citizens, TFOCP work to re-establish Chippewa Park as a destination of choice. Their mission statement is " To provide public amenities and to preserve, protect and promote the public park known as Chippewa Park located in and owned by the City of Thunder Bay with the intention that the park reaches its full potential as a public recreation area to the full benefit of the community."
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  • Particularly gorgeous in winter. Hauntingly beautiful views of the islands off shore with spectacular cliffs.  more »
  • I love going to chippawa park so much to see and do.lots of walking trails and a very sandy beach just down the road. lots of camping room and a store. music on Sunday afternoons,(weather permitting).  more »
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  • Enjoyed visiting here. Has all the necessities. Clean beach, washrooms, hiking trails, beautiful views!! We were there on a weekday so it wasn't too busy. There is a big playground and ammusement rides for the kids. Overall this is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. One of thunder bays last gems.
  • Nice beach. Long sand shallow water. Large playground and full size merry go round

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