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Algonquin

Alerts and Advisories as of: October 1, 2022

Fire Bans

No firebans at this time

There are no fire restrictions at this time.


Boil Water Advisory

There is a boil water advisory - - Algonquin Visitor Centre (April 14, 2022): is under a DO NOT DRINK order. Do not use this water to drink, brush your teeth, preparing food or baby formula.

The following drinking water systems are posted boil water advisory (2022-09-19):

Art Gallery

Please boil all drinking water for one full minute before drinking, brushing teeth, and preparing food or baby formula.






Beach Postings

A "posting" is an indication of elevated bacteria levels in the water, not intended as an indication of operational status.

Beach Name Sample Date Posted
Achray - East September 5, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Achray - West September 5, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Canisbay Campground "A" August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Canisbay Day Use "B" August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
East Beach August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Kearney Lake August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Kiosk Access August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Mew Lake August 30, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Pog Lake A August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Pog Lake C August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Raccoon Lake August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Rock Lake A August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Rock Lake B August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Tea Lake Camp. August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Two Rivers Camp. August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Two Rivers Picnic August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Whitefish GC August 29, 2022 No beach posting at this time
Full listing of all beaches

Park Advisories

1 East Gate
- Daily: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

West Gate
- Daily: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visitor Centre
- Daily: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Friends of Algonquin Park Bookstore & Nature Shop, Algonquin Art Room, viewing deck, theatre, dining area, and exhibits: OPEN
- Sunday Creek Café: CLOSED

Closed Trails
- Minnesing Bike Trail
- Hardwood Lookout closed on fall weekends

Sanitation Stations (Trailer Dump and Fill Station)
- Highway 60 Sanitation Station - OPEN
- Rock Lake Sanitation Station - OPEN

Hours
Mew Lake Campground Office
- Monday to Thursday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Friday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Canisbay Lake Campground Office
- Monday to Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Friday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Pog Lake Campground Office
- Daily: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Rock Lake Campground/ Access Point Office
- Monday to Thursday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Friday to Sunday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Canoe Lake Access Point Office
- Wednesday to Sunday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
- Monday to Tuesday: Closed

Lake Opeongo Access Point Office
- Friday to Tuesday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
- Closed Wednesday to Thursday

Shall Lake Access Office
- Friday to Tuesday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
- Closed Wednesday to Thursday

Kiosk and Kawawaymog Offices
- Daily: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Brent Office
- Daily 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Kearney/Magnetawan Office
- Until Thanksgiving
Daily 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
- After Thanksgiving until end of October:
Friday – Sunday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sand Lake Gate:
- Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Saturday to Sunday: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Closed:
Lake of Two Rivers and Tea Lake Campground Office

Discovery Program
- Check the posted 'This Month in Algonquin' for details on offered programming
2 Please be advised: for 2022 arrivals all hiking backcountry campsites have moved to a site-specific reservation model. For more information please visit ontarioparks.com/park/algonquin
3 Low Water Report
Typical low water levels this time of year:
- Vanishing Pond: Burnt Island Lake to Sunbeam Lake
- Petawawa River: Misty Lake to Grassy Bay
- Potter Creek: Potter Lake to Joe Lake
- Hollow River: McGarvey Lake to Crosscorner Lake
- York River: Branch Lake to Benoir Lake and to Scorch Lake
- North York River: Little Billings to Branch Lake
- Sunday Creek: Sproule Lake to Norway Lake
- Cauliflower Creek: Cauliflower Lake to Clydegale Lake
- Upper Nipissing River: Big Bob to Gibson Lake
- Brain Creek: Brain Lake to Hurdman Lake
- Birchcliffe Creek: Biggar Lake to Birchcliffe Lake
- Raven Creek: Coral Root Lake to Birchcliffe Lake
- Maple Creek: One Mile Lake to Erables Lake
- Tim River: Tim Lake to Rosebary Lake
- South River: Nahma Lake to Mujekiwis