Alerts and Advisories as of: December 6, 2023
There are no fire restrictions at this time.
Boil Water Advisory- The following drinking water systems are posted BOIL WATER ADVISORY. Tap water must be boiled for one full minute prior to drinking, preparing food or baby formula, and brushing teeth:
The following water systems are posted DO NOT DRINK:
- West Gate (November 22, 2023)
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||August 14, 2023|
|Achray - West||August 21, 2023|
|Canisbay Campground "A"||August 28, 2023|
|Canisbay Day Use "B"||August 28, 2023|
|East Beach||August 28, 2023|
|Kearney Lake||August 28, 2023|
|Kiosk Access||August 14, 2023|
|Mew Lake||August 31, 2023|
|Pog Lake A||August 29, 2023|
|Pog Lake C||August 29, 2023|
|Pog Lake C||August 29, 2023|
|Raccoon Lake||August 29, 2023|
|Rock Lake A||August 29, 2023|
|Rock Lake B||August 29, 2023|
|Tea Lake Camp.||August 28, 2023|
|Two Rivers Camp.||August 28, 2023|
|Two Rivers Picnic||August 31, 2023|
|Whitefish GC||August 29, 2023|
|Full listing of all beaches|
Park AdvisoriesEast Gate and West Gate
- Daily: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
- Weekdays: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
- Weekends: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Friends of Algonquin Park Bookstore & Nature Shop, Algonquin Art Room, viewing deck, exhibits, and a dining area with coffee, cold drinks and snacks: OPEN.
Mew Lake Campground
- Campground open year-round
- Office closed
Sanitation Stations / Trailer Dump and Fill Stations
Access Point Changes:
- The Magnetawan / Kearney Access Point office has moved to: 1734 Highway 518, Kearney Ontario
- Galeairy Lake Access Point overnight parking can be found at 41 Hay Creek Road
- Aylen Lake Access Point has moved locations: 18 Aylen Lake 45.651084°, -77.918515° From Hwy 60, 11.8 km east of the village of Madawaska, follow the Aylen Lake Road north for 7.8 km, turn left crossing over a dam and continue 0.4 km, turn left onto North Aylen Lake Road (gravel) and continue for 9km to the access point parking lot. From the parking lot you portage 4km into Wilkins Lake on the cart trail.
-The island campsite on David Lake has permanently closed
Winter Backcountry Camping Protocol:
Algonquin welcomes visitors all year long, but there are some differences in access and permitting during winter protocol (December 1-March 31). The park offers winter zone-specific reservations up to 5 months in advance. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-668-7275 or at: reservations.ontarioparks.com. Winter backcountry camping is not permitted on designated summer campsites or within 30 metres of a waterbody, trail, or portage marked on the Canoe Routes Map or Backpacking Trails Map.
The Opeongo Road is gated at the Cameron Lake Road turn. Users are able to park at the small parking lot off the Opeongo Road at the Cameron Lake road turn, and walk beyond the gate.
The Minnesing Trail and parking area will be closed to the public from November 14, 2023 to late 2024. The area is closed for a planned construction project of a new trailer dump and fill station. The Minnessing trail will not be accessible until construction is complete, including from the Canisbay Campground access. .
The Minnesing Trail is used for mountain biking and backcountry skiing and camping. The trail will not be available for biking, skiing, snowshoeing, or any winter activities including winter camping until construction is complete. The warm-up cabin located at Minnesing Trail Parking lot is also closed.
Several trail parking are closed for the winter. These include Hardwood Lookout, Whiskey Rapids and Centennial Ridges. Users may still use the trails however, the parking lots will not be plowed or accessible for the winter.