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Hillcrest Park Overlook - Thunder Bay (Ontario)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca
N 48° 26.128 W 089° 14.015
16U E 334796 N 5367112
Quick Description: a scenic overlook located in municipal park on High Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 12/2/2014 8:56:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMN0EJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
This famous scenic overlook is located in Hillcrest Park, Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Hillcrest Park is a public park located in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Park can be found in the city's north end (formerly Port Arthur, Ontario). The Park's location provides scenic views of the city, the harbour, and the Sleeping Giant.
Located within the park is a World War II memorial for the Lake Superior Regiment. The memorial includes an honour roll of those killed in action, and a Universal Carrier; a vehicle used by the regiment.
Located at the north end of the park is the Sunken Gardens with over 70 varieties of flowers in a unique configuration of walkways and benches.
There's also an accessible playground, styled to mimic the natural surroundings of the park. Equipment is easily accessed from ground level. Kids' garden area is located in the center of the playground.

Source: Wikipedia & so on

Address : East Side of High Street Between Red River Road & Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Phone : (807) 625-2313

Thunder Bay is a city in and the seat of Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada. It is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario with a population of 108,359 as of the Canada 2011 Census, and the second most populous in Northern Ontario after Greater Sudbury. The census metropolitan area of Thunder Bay has a population of 121,596, and consists of the city of Thunder Bay, the municipalities of Oliver Paipoonge and Neebing, the townships of Shuniah, Conmee, O'Connor and Gillies and the Fort William First Nation.
Describe - Highway or Road number: High Street

Closest town or city: Thunder Bay

Number of parking spots available: 20

Name if a website describes this location.: [Web Link]

Winter View: yes

Summer View: yes

Year around access ?: yes

Comfort station on site: yes

Is a photo of an "Information Sign"included?: No

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