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Roofed Accommodation - Algonquin - Tattler Lake Cabin

Number at Park: 1

Site Number(s) / Name: Tattler # 761

The Tattler Lake Cabin was the living quarters for the successive towermen who manned the Preston fire tower situated on a hilltop about two kms west of the cabin. At 579 metres, or 1900 feet, it’s the highest spot in all of Algonquin. The tower itself was put up in 1932, but there is no record of the cabin’s construction.






All cabins are equipped with fire extinguishers, wash basin, metal pail, shovel, broom, dust pan, bunks (no mattresses), CSA-approved wood stove and chimney with heat shields, table and chairs, and an outside closed-in toilet.

What to Bring

Sleeping bags, air mattresses, cooking stove, pots and pans, utensils, flashlight, lantern, matches, food, drinking water.


Domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the facility or on site and smoking is prohibited in all facilities.


​Not accessible.

How to Reserve

Call 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275)

(or 1-519-826-5290 for outside of North America)

Tattler Cabin