Algonquin

Algonquin - Backcountry

The Whiskey Rapids Trail is closed for the season. 


Blue-green Algae Bloom on Lake Opeongo. The blooms are localized, see below for details. 

Site 1: Small bay at portage leading into Proulx Lake

  • Bright green algae present
  • Spread throughout the small bay and flowing out into Lake Opeongo

 

Site 2: Shoreline directly south of portage leading into Wright Lake (towards Dickson Lake)

  • Bright green algae present up against shoreline in very shallow water
  • Extends for more than 150 m along shoreline adjacent to at least 4 campsites

What You'll Like :

  • Ontario’s oldest provincial park offers an unparalleled wilderness experience that’s easily accessed from Southern Ontario
  • 29 different entry points provide access to maintained campsites and portages amidst the serenity and natural beauty of Algonquin’s wilderness.
  • Over 2,000 kilometres of canoe routes connect thousands of pristine lakes that can take a lifetime to fully explore
  • Three backpacking trails are available for those who prefer to explore on foot
  • Historic log ranger cabins are available to rent

General Information

Phone:
705-633-5572
Size: 772300.00 ha
Year established: 1893
Park Classification: Natural Environment
Address:
Hwy 60 P.O. Box 219
Whitney
K0J 2M0

2017 Operating Dates

Legend

To see 2018 operating dates please view full parks listing.

Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Algonquin - Backcountry January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
This park has a Friends Group