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Terry Fox Monument

A 9 foot high bronze statue, set on a 45-ton granite base with a foundation of local amethyst, commands a breath-taking view of Lake Superior. The statue was erected in memory of Terry Fox, the courageous one-legged runner who embarked on a cross-country run for cancer research - the Marathon of Hope. The site is not far from the place where he ended his 5,342 km (3,339 mi) run, stricken with the disease that ended his life on June 28, 1981. The Visitor Information Centre is wheelchair accessible with washrooms, vending machines, picnic area and pay phone.

Amenities: Visitor Information Centre, washrooms, pay phone, wheelchair accessibility

Located on Highway 11/17 (Thunder Bay Expressway), 1 km (.6 miles) east of Hodder Ave

Address: 1000 Highway 11/17
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 0A1
Visitor Information: (807) 983-2041
Toll-free: 1-800-667-8386.
E-mail: visit@thunderbay.ca
Hours/Season: Monument and Lookout: Year Round
Visitor Centre: Labour Day until mid-June: 9 am - 5 pm, daily (Closed
                          for statutory Holidays)
                          Mid June to Labour Day: 8:30am to 7:00pm, daily



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