Mount McKay, Thunder Bay

4.2
#2 of 7 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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  • 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 »
  • There is an entrance fee and a steep climb up the hill. While driving to the site, you will be able to see the lookout platforms from the First Nation reserve and be amazed on how high it is. The...  more »
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  • 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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