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Algonquin

Algonquin Provincial Park - Tea Lake Campground

Alerts and Advisories as of: November 28, 2023

Fire Bans

No firebans at this time

There are no fire restrictions at this time.


AlertBoil Water Advisory

There is a 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:

N/A

The following water systems are posted DO NOT DRINK:

- West Gate (November 22, 2023)























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 August 14, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Achray - West August 21, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Canisbay Campground "A" August 28, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Canisbay Day Use "B" August 28, 2023 No beach posting at this time
East Beach August 28, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Kearney Lake August 28, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Kiosk Access August 14, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Mew Lake August 31, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Pog Lake A August 29, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Pog Lake C August 29, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Pog Lake C August 29, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Raccoon Lake August 29, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Rock Lake A August 29, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Rock Lake B August 29, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Tea Lake Camp. August 28, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Two Rivers Camp. August 28, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Two Rivers Picnic August 31, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Whitefish GC August 29, 2023 No beach posting at this time
Full listing of all beaches

Park Advisories

Alert East Gate and West Gate
- Daily: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Visitor Centre
- 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
- Closed
Alert Backcountry Updates

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.

Campsite Closure:
-The island campsite on David Lake has permanently closed

Alert November Backcountry Protocol

The backcountry, both paddling and backpacking, will be open for camping at the end of October and in November. To make a backcountry reservation for a trip in November please contact the park directly, a week before the first day of your trip, at 613-637-2780 ext. 229, between 9:00am – 3:45pm. You cannot make November backcountry reservations online or by calling the reservation service.
Alert 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.
Alert 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.

Alert 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.