Travel Information

Fort William Historical Park
1350 King Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7K 1L7

We invite you to come and discover Thunder Bay and Northern Ontario. Northern Ontario’s natural beauty and unique geography provides great sightseeing and outdoor recreation opportunities. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a history buff, or a lover of the arts, you’re sure to find exciting things to do in any season.

Fort William Historical Park is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, nestled at the head of Lake Superior. Our destination address is 1350 King Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7K 1L7, Canada. We are situated in the Eastern Time Zone (ET).

Thunder Bay is 35 minutes from the Pigeon River border crossing at the Ontario–Minnesota border and is a convenient point on the Lake Superior Circle Tour, one of North America’s most scenic drives. Thunder Bay is also a short flight from cities such as Winnipeg, Toronto and Minneapolis. Flights arrive and depart the Thunder Bay International Airport on a regular basis.

Thunder Bay and its surrounding region offer a vast array of dining, accommodations, events, and other attractions. Learn more about visiting the City of Thunder Bay, including traveller information, accommodations, dining, events and more!

For information to help you plan your trip across the border, visit the Canada Border Service Agency website.

Fort William Historical Park is part of the geocaching global gameboard.

Frequently Asked Questions

Cyclists are welcome to ride their bike to Fort William Historical Park; however, for the safety of all visitors, cycling is not permitted on the historical site and non-walking roadways. We offer a variety of year-round bike parking equipment, including fat bike parking racks, sheltered parking and enclosed bike lockers. Regular bike parking is available free of charge to all cyclists.

Fort William Historical Park is accessible by the 4 Neebing bus route. Please visit the City of Thunder Bay Transit website for specific bus route information.

There is no parking for boats and snow machines. RVs are not permitted in the parking lot for overnight stay.

Yes. Fort William Historical Park offers two Level 2 electronic vehicle charging stations available for use by our visitors with paid admission.