Mount McKay, Thunder Bay

#1 of 6 in Nature in Thunder Bay
Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
Mount McKay is a mafic sill located south of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, on the Indian Reserve of the Fort William First Nation. It is the highest, most northern and best known of the Nor'Wester Mountains. It formed during a period of magmatic activity associated with the large Midcontinent Rift System about 1,100 million years ago.
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  • Go early and be prepared for a moderate to difficult hike. My partner is older than I am and found it harder than we had anticipated for first thing in the morning but the views of Thunder Bay ARE...  more »
  • This was a wonderful half-day trip, just a few minutes outside Thunder Bay. The entrance fee for a car is $10. The road takes you halfway up the hill to a parking lot with a lookout over the city...  more »
  • Beautiful views of the surrounding area. Definitely a steep hike to the top. Make sure you have the proper footwear on and you bring water and snacks. If you don't want to hike to the top, there's a lookout area that you can drive too as well.
  • Great views of the city, lake and surrounding areas.

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