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Algonquin
2022 Operating Dates Legend
Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Algonquin - Achray May 13, 2022 to October 23, 2022
Algonquin - Backcountry January 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022
Algonquin - Backcountry May 13, 2022 to December 31, 2022
Algonquin - Brent May 13, 2022 to October 23, 2022
Algonquin - Canisbay Lake May 13, 2022 to October 23, 2022
Algonquin - Day Use Areas January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
Algonquin - Kearney Lake May 19, 2022 to May 23, 2022
Algonquin - Kearney Lake June 9, 2022 to September 5, 2022
Algonquin - Kiosk April 22, 2022 to October 23, 2022
Algonquin - Lake of Two Rivers May 13, 2022 to October 30, 2022
Algonquin - Mew Lake January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022
Algonquin - Pog Lake May 19, 2022 to October 11, 2022
Algonquin - Raccoon Lake May 13, 2022 to May 23, 2022
Algonquin - Raccoon Lake June 16, 2022 to September 5, 2022
Algonquin - Rock Lake May 13, 2022 to October 16, 2022
Algonquin - Tea Lake May 13, 2022 to May 23, 2022
Algonquin - Tea Lake June 17, 2022 to September 5, 2022
Algonquin - Whitefish Lake April 22, 2022 to October 10, 2022

Facilities and Activities summary

Availability of some facilities and activities may be restricted to specific areas of the park, may be ecologically dependent, or may be seasonally weather dependent.

Before you visit: check what facilities/activities are available and pack what you need (e.g. water, snacks, mask/face covering, and hand sanitizer). Postpone your visit if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been asked to isolate.

When you visit: Continue to follow public health advice including practicing physical distancing by keeping at least two metres from others, wearing a face covering where required, when physical distancing may be a challenge or not possible and when entering indoor public spaces, and wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

These icons represent an overview of Algonquin. Individual campgrounds may vary by facilities and activities. Please call (705) 633-5572 for campground details.

Facilities

All Terrain Wheelchairs symbol Amphitheatres symbol Art Galleries symbol Backcountry Access Points symbol Boat Launches symbol Campsites (Backcountry) symbol Campsites (Car Camping) symbol Campsites (Dog Free) symbol Campsites (Electrical) symbol Campsites (Group) symbol Campsites (Radio Free) symbol Campsites (RV Pullthrough) symbol Campsites (Seasonal Campsite Rental) symbol Campsites (Total) symbol Campsites (Walk In) symbol Comfort Stations symbol Docks symbol Dog Beaches symbol Fish Cleaning Buildings symbol Food Concessions symbol Group BBQ's symbol Historic Buildings symbol Laundromat symbol Museums (Logging etc.) symbol Park Store symbol Pet Exercise Areas symbol Picnic Shelters symbol Playgrounds symbol Pools symbol Rentals - Bike symbol Rentals - Canoe symbol Rentals - Cross-country skis symbol Rentals - Ice Fishing Kit symbol Rentals - Ice Skates symbol Rentals - Kayak symbol Rentals - Motorboat symbol Rentals - Paddleboat symbol Rentals - Snowshoes symbol Rentals - Stand Up Paddleboard symbol Roofed Accommodation symbol Showers symbol Toilets (Interior Earth Pit) symbol Toilets (Vault Privies) symbol Trailer Dump / Fill Stations symbol Visitor Centres symbol Warm Up Shelters symbol Wifi (Public) symbol

Activities

Biking symbol Biking - (Mountain Bike) symbol Birding - Festivals symbol Boating symbol Boating - Motorboat Restrictions symbol Camping - Backcountry symbol Camping - Car symbol Camping - Dog Free symbol Camping - Group symbol Camping - Radio Free symbol Camping - Seasonal Campsite Rental symbol Camping - Walk In symbol Camping - Winter (includes Roofed) symbol Canoeing symbol Dark Sky Viewing symbol Disc Golf symbol Discovery Program symbol Dogsledding symbol Fishing symbol Hiking symbol Hiking - Overnight Trails symbol Horseback Riding symbol Hunting symbol Ice Skating symbol Kite Boarding symbol Rock Climbing symbol Skiing - Cross Country symbol Snowmobiling symbol Snowshoeing symbol Swimming symbol Tobogganing symbol Whitewater Paddling symbol
Icon Colours
Camping - Blue - available at the park.
Camping - Grey - unavailable at this park.
This park has a Friends Group
Lifejacket lending program
This park has park bus service.

This park is serviced by Park Bus.

General Information
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Renfrew County and District Health Unit
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

What You'll Like:

The essence of Algonquin is in its vast interior of maple hills, rocky ridges, and thousands of lakes – 7,635 square kilometres of forests, bogs, lakes and rivers. The only way to explore the interior of this park is by paddle or on foot. There is also a second Algonquin - along the 56 kilometre stretch of Highway 60. Here you can enjoy camping at one of eight campgrounds, hike one of 14 interpretive trails, take part in the extensive educational Discovery Program, and visit Algonquin’s exceptional Visitor Centre, Logging Museum and Art Centre. Check for details on park events.

  • Wide range of hiking and biking trails;
  • Superb fishing opportunities including world-class trout fishing;
  • Amazing wildlife viewing and photography opportunities;
  • Excellent birding opportunities with spring migrants along with some resident speciality birds;
  • Year-round options with each season offering unique and inspiring activities.
  • Fall colours - download the fall colour handout (PDF) or visit the fall colour report

The park offers just as much for visitors in the winter as it does in the summer. Come see the wide variety of activities including camping, comfortable yurts, skiing, snowshoeing and skating.

Algonquin View Full Album on flickr