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Algonquin - Backcountry

Fire Bans

There is a fire ban -

Please be advised that a total fire ban is in effect for all of Algonquin Provincial Park.

During a fire ban:

• Campfires are not permitted at any time;

• Charcoal barbeques or biomass units using natural burning fuels (i.e. sticks, twigs,pinecones, etc.) are not permitted;

• Candles of any type are not permitted;

• Portable outdoor living gas or propane fire pits or fire bowls manufactured for the intended purpose of outdoor ambience and recreational enjoyment that produce a flame are not permitted; and

• Portable gas/propane/naphtha stoves or barbeques that have a fuel source with a control valve may still be used.

The fire ban will remain in place until further notice and will be lifted as soon as conditions allow.

Boil Water Advisory

No boil water advisory at this time

There is no boil water advisory at this time.

Beach Posting

No beach posting at this time

There is no beach posting at this time.

Beach Sampling Results

Beach Name Sample Date Results (E.Coli / 100ml)
Canisbay Campground "A" July 17, 2018 10
Canisbay Day Use "B" July 17, 2018 10
Coon Lake July 17, 2018 32
East Beach July 17, 2018 11
Kearney Lake July 17, 2018 33
Kiosk Access July 17, 2018 10
Kiosk Access July 17, 2018 10
Mew Lake July 9, 2018 10
Pog Lake A July 17, 2018 41
Pog Lake C July 17, 2018 20
Rock Lake A July 17, 2018 10
Rock Lake B July 17, 2018 10
Tea Lake Camp. July 17, 2018 11
Two Rivers Camp. July 17, 2018 19
Two Rivers Picnic July 17, 2018 10
Whitefish GC July 17, 2018 18
Full listing of all beaches

Park Advisories

Forest Management Log Hauling on Opeongo Lake Rd.

Logging trucks will be travelling on Opeongo Lake Rd, from Highway 60 to Cameron Lake Road which is approximately 3 km in length. The hauling will be occurring Mon-Fri, from mid-June to late October.  Park visitors may encounter log trucks on this section of the road and will see lower speed limits posted during this time period. Please drive with caution.

Notice of Park Closures

Please be advised of the following closures in the park as a precaution due to nearby forest fires: access to Bissett Creek Road at the park boundary, Bissett Road Ranger Cabin, Lost Coin Lake Ranger Cabin, Berm Lake Hiking Trail and Eastern Pines Backpacking Trail.   These areas will be reopened as soon as it is safe to do so.