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Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, Thunder Bay

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
The wilderness awaits at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. Named for the view you get of the area when on the lake, the park comprises 224 sq km (94 sq mi) of forested mountain terrain to explore the area during a day of outdoor adventure. The park has more than 100 km (62 mi) of trails (open seasonally), including cross-country ski trails. Locals and tourists alike visit the park for hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, and cycling. Plan to see Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Thunder Bay trip builder.
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  • Heavenly! Anytime at The Giant is delightful, but my favourite is in the Fall. The campground is not that busy - kids back to school - leaves are turning and beginning to fall. You can walk for hours ...  read more »
  • We rented one of the RV's available on May long weekend. At $140 it wasn't cheap, but the kids (aged 5 and 7) and such a great time. Although there was a shower in the RV, no toilet which I would have...  read more »
  • This was the most challenging hike we've ever done. As you can see from the picture, it's worth it! 27.6 km round trip with a total of about 1500 ft of elevation gain once you factor in the ups and do...  read more »
  • Beautiful park. Note that the campground is about 30 minutes off of the main highway. We stayed in the campsites on the west side of the lake. They're more private and scenic, but require a 10 minute drive on dirt roads in and out. The hiking is incredible.
  • Absolutely gorgeous park. Hiked to the top of the Sleeping Giant, which was about 11 km from the parking lot and almost 1000 feet vertical climb. Absolutely breathtaking views. Mary Louise lake campground had lots of sites but they were packed very close together. I didn't camp but after seeing the campground I probably wouldn't want to.
  • Amazing place. We were greeted to our camp site by a family of ducks and a deer that walked on through. There are a lot of trails in the area. Recommend the Sea Lion and if you are up for it the top of the Giant, although be prepared, and set the day aside for it, well worth it. Look forward to going again
  • An amazing park! Signage leaves a little bit to be desired as we had a bit of trouble finding the visitor center as it is hidden in the back of the campground. We hiked the short trail to the sea lion. It is a great place to get away from it all. Also be sure to keep going down the road to Silver Islet and stop at the gift shop.
  • Loved seeing all the wildlife, good clean park. The only thing I would have asked for is better trail markings and distance. Overall best ontario park I have been too ❤
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