TripAdvisor Reviews Thunderbird Lodge International Falls
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... Falls Hotel, a real hotspot on the lakes. Opened in 1913, it now belongs to the Park Service, who refurbished it in the 1980's using materials, hardware and fixtures to match the original building. We enjoyed being out on the water and getting to see more of this beautiful park before we head out tomorrow.
This visit has been relaxing with cooking good breakfasts each morning instead of being on the run ...
... the $800 entry fee (oh, and the boat and motor). Getting here was another long day's drive. There is a fair bit of repaving being done along with bridge repairs. Those pauses didn't cause much harm, though that one long gravel stretch sure dirtied up the trailer. We didn't stop for a family picture at the giant snowman in Beardmore, but probably should've taken a moment to stop on our way to Nipigon to take in the landscape -- some mini-mountains, the rocky ...
... AT&T dominated so lots of roaming charges) and couldn't locate an RV park on-line earlier in the day. I must say that Manitoba and Northern Ontario cell service sucks! It's virtually nonexistent! Fort Frances looks like it is really suffering since the closure of the pulp and paper mill last year.
We took a walk after dinner and spotted our first wild life of the trip - a friendly skunk!
... to the Koski family cabin out in the wilderness to pump out the water from his boat (it had rained heavy during the night). The place was what I always visualized Canada to be. Nestled at the side of the lake buried deep in the woods, the Koski’s cabin was bigger than some houses in Fort Frances, and was extremely comfortable. Tom has invited me back and I look forward to the next visit to Canada when hopefully we can all stay up there visiting for ...
... 10,000 lakes, and there are actually almost 12,000 lakes over 10 acres in size. As I approached the northeast corner of the state I saw that I was close to International Falls so I decided to go take a look. Surprise, no falls! Talking to some locals, it seems that they dammed up the falls and built a power plant. Destroying a waterfall just to supply electricity to tens ...
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