Thompson is a lovely city in the Manitoba province of Canada, being nicknamed The Hub of the North and The Centennial City. The history of Thompson goes back to 1956, when the city was established. Later on, Thompson became incorporated in 1967 as a town and in 1970 as a city.
According to the 2011 census, Thompson has a total population of 12,829 residents and spans on a total area of 6.63 square miles. A trip to Thompson is totally worth it, since the city is a great provider of cultural and recreational opportunities.
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Spirit Way is a walking and biking pathway in Thompson. Throughout its 2 km length, the pathway reveals 16 points of interest that highlight the town's culture, heritage and art, including a large mural-painted wolf.
Pisew Falls Provincial Park is a great recreational facility in the core of the nature, located in Thompson. The park is the place where you can admire the amazing scenery, take in the fresh air, hear the sounds of the waterfalls and enjoy activities such as picnicking, canoeing, kayaking and hiking.
Paint Lake Provincial Park is another great recreational place in Thompson. The park features numerous islands where tourists can camp. The park also allows for boating, canoeing, fishing, ice skating, ice fishing and snowmobiling. Other amenities at the park include a restaurant, store, volleyball court, baseball diamond, fitness trail, boat launches, children's playgrounds, and beaches.
Thompson Zoo is a local zoo that children will particularly love. The zoo was established in 1978 and since then it has been providing kids with the chance of seeing a wide array of farm animals, including native species.
Tom's Pizza & Restaurant is a terrific dining venue in Thompson, there you can come with your friends and family to enjoy a delicious meal. Besides the mouthwatering pizza, the restaurant has a diverse menu with numerous other choices that will satisfy every taste bud.