Centennial Park

751 Centennial Park Rd.
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2L9- Map It

AAA Editor Notes

Centennial Park, n. on Boulevard Lake Park Rd. to Arundel St., then .7 km (.5 mi.) e. to Centennial Park Dr., is on the south side of the expressway. Embracing 60 hectares (147 acres), the park is part of the whole parkland which includes about 769 hectares (1,900 acres), including Trowbridge Campground and Kinsman Park on the north side of the expressway. The park offers more than 20 kilometres (12 mi.) of skiing, bicycling and walking trails cutting through stands of pine trees and mature forests. Current River runs through the park, offering a scenic walk as well as trout fishing and swimming. Exhibits include an animal farm, a reproduction of a typical early 20th-century northern Ontario logging camp and a museum displaying logging tools and equipment of the era. The Muskeg Express narrow-gauge train runs throughout the park in summer. In the winter sleigh rides are offered. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
Park free. Train rides $2.21; 88c (ages 6-12). Sleigh rides $120 per hour; reservations are required.
Hours: Park open daily 8-8. Chalet open daily 8-7, June 1-Labour Day weekend; 8-4 rest of year. Museum and logging camp open daily 8-8, Victoria Day weekend-Labour Day. Train operates Wed.-Sun. noon-4, July 1-Labour Day; Sat.-Sun. noon-4, in June. Sleigh rides daily 10-6, mid-Dec. to mid-Mar. (except Dec. 24-26 and 31 and Jan. 1.