Tourism Thunder Bay is the official destination marketing organization for the city of Thunder Bay and surrounding area and a division of the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission.
The City of Thunder Bay has been built on the traditional lands of Fort William First Nation signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850.
Thunder Bay is Canada’s Premier Outdoor City. Epic adventures meet culture and urban amenities in Northwest Ontario’s largest city.
Found on the north shore of Lake Superior (the world’s largest freshwater lake) and embraced by the Nor’Wester Mountain range, Thunder Bay is a vibrant community surrounded by natural wonders. The gateway to 500,000 square kilometres of Canadian wilderness with over 150,000 lakes and rivers, Thunder Bay and Northwest Ontario are the ultimate adventure playground.
On the shores of the world’s largest freshwater lake and nestled within boreal forest and Canadian Shield, Thunder Bay is naturally home to epic outdoor adventures. In and around the city, there are hundreds of parks and conservation areas ready for you to explore. Find mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, angling and sailing opportunities within in walking distance (or with transit access) from downtown.
Accessible recreation trails weave throughout the city. Ride a bike or enjoy a stroll along these paved off-road trails and just minutes down the highway you’ll find spectacular natural wonders and scenic views.