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Centennial Park

Girl Enjoys Centennial Park

Centennial Park offers something for everyone! Discover the 1910 Logging Camp and Museum, the playground and the farm animals. The park boasts a year-round chalet with a concession and indoor picnic area. Hiking/cross-country ski trails follow the Current River through Centennial and Trowbridge Falls Parks to join the Cascades Conservation Area. Great tobogganing is to be had in the winter!

Centennial Park covers approximately 147 acres (60 ha) along the shores of the beautiful Current River in the heart of the City's north side, and is open year round.

Summer Activities - Muskeg Express Train Ride ($), 1910 logging camp, public chalet, craft shop, picnic tables, barn with animals, playground area, and recreation trails

Winter Activities - Sliding hill, toboggan slides, public chalet, cross-country ski trails 

Centennial Park is the proud winner of the title of "Best Place to Toboggan" in the Walleye magazine's January 2015 Readers' survey awards.



June to September Labour Day weekend (Summer season): 8 am - 7 pm

September Labour Day to May (Winter season): 8 am - 4 pm

The Chalet is open to the public, and cannot be booked for parties/events. Please, no alcohol or helium balloons in the Chalet.

Muskeg Express Train Ride **Not in service**

Muskeg ExpressJune, July, August, to Labour Day in September - Wednesday to Sunday - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm (last ride is 3:50 pm), weather permitting.

Rates (HST Included):

    • 15 years & older - $2.75
    • 6-14 years - $1.00
    • 5 years & under - Free



Centennial Park Overlooking River

park initiatives 


A FireSmart demonstration project within Centennial Park was initiated in 2011. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources’ FireSmart program helps communities and homeowners take action and protect their properties and adjacent natural resources from the risk of wildfires.  Find out more

Stewardship Plan

In 2010, the City of Thunder Bay's Parks Division (now Parks & Open Spaces Section) retained KBM Forestry Consultants to develop a Stewardship Plan for the forest within Centennial Park and Trowbridge Falls Park to ensure the long-term health and sustainability of the area. 

Amenities & Attractions:Centennial Park Playground

  • food concession 
  • year-round chalet
  • indoor & outdoor picnicking
  • hiking
  • cross country skiing
  • tobogganing
  • logging museum
  • farm animals
  • Muskeg Express Mini-Train Ride
Location: Map to Centennial Park

Centennial Park Drive, north off of Arundel Street, just west of Hodder Avenue.


Facility Booking Coordinator (e.g., school groups): (807) 625-2941






More Information:

Publications on Centennial Park
Topic  Attachment 
Attractions Map  Adobe PDF, 1 page, 2.4 MB
Trails Map  Adobe PDF, 1 page, 350 KB

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