Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is located 20 miles (45 km) east of Thunder Bay to Pass Lake. From there, it is a pleasant half hour drive to the campground. Day use and interior camping at 40 backcountry sites are available year-round. Park permits are required for all use types including day use, camping and backcountry. Day use permits may also be purchased at the pay and display machines located at the Joeboy Lake parking lot (year-round) and adjacent to the Park Office (year-round). The park boasts 61,157 acres (24,751 hectares) of protected park land with over 50 miles (100 km) of nature, hiking and backpacking trails. The landscape feature known as the “Sleeping Giant” at the southern tip of Sibley Peninsula is one of the highlights. The Top of the Giant Trail affords an experience few will forget offering spectacular vistas from the top of the Giant. The park has a Visitor Centre with interpretive displays to explore and the Westwing Store for souvenirs. Naturalist led Discovery Programs are available during the summer months. At the end of highway 587 you will come to the beautiful community of Silver Islet – a gateway to Lake Superior.