The Trowbridge Forest Recreation Trail System Master Plan includes Centennial Park, Shuniah Mines, Trowbridge Falls Park and Kinsmen Park in north east Thunder Bay. The plan addresses the reconfiguration of the existing mountain bike and multi use trail system as well as the expansion of the trail system to better serve the community to provide a fun, safe, and challenging environment for a wide range of trail users of various abilities and skills. This includes but is not limited to hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners.
thinc design and DJS Trail Consulting Services are currently working in partnership with the City of Thunder Bay, Tourism Northern Ontario, and the Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club to develop a plan with a focus on expanding mountain biking in order to increase recreational opportunities for the residents of the City as well as provide greater opportunities for tourism and opportunities to host large, as well as National level mountain bike events. Key aspects of the plan include an enhanced trail network, closing of redundant trails, and improvements to the cross country skiing and fat bike trail network. Proposed improvements to Kinsmen Park are also proposed which include a bike skills park, pump tracks, technical training area and a kids skills learning trail.