Mount McKay, Thunder Bay

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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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  • Thank you to the Fort William First Nation for allowing people to hike on their land. In the winter the road up to Anemki Waucheu (Mt McKay) is closed. You can however park at the old water treatment....  more »
  • Great views of Thunder bay and the sleeping giant provincial park. You can either hike or drive up to the mountains to reach the scenic lookout. Decent place for a sunset in Thunder bay. Entry to...  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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