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Algonquin Provincial Park

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Sandwiched between Georgian Bay and the Ottawa River, Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in Canada and a stunning outdoor playground that draws crowds of nature enthusiasts with its biodiversity. With hundreds of navigable streams, lakes, and rivers, canoe camping is one of the most popular things to do in Algonquin Provincial Park, since the only way to explore the vast interior of lush maple hills, fir woodlands, and rocky ridges is by canoe or on foot. In addition to camping and canoeing, a trip to Algonquin Provincial Park also involves taking time to explore historic structures such as lodges, cottages, entrance gates, and museum buildings. Things to do in Algonquin Provincial Park also include fishing, birding, moose viewing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. Plan your visit to Algonquin Provincial Park and other destinations in Canada using our Canada tour itinerary maker site.
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Lookout Trail
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Duration: 2 hours
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Beaver Pond Trail
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Specialty Museum
Algonquin Logging Museum
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Duration: 2 hours
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Spruce Bog Boardwalk Trail
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Trails in Algonquin Provincial Park

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Booth's Rock Trail
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Mizzy Lake Trail
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Track & Tower Trail
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Centennial Ridges Trail
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Restoule Provincial Park Restoule
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Mikisew Provincial Park South River
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Hidden gems in Algonquin Provincial Park

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Hiking Trail
Big Pines Trail
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Highland Backpacking Trail
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Duration: 2 hours
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Bat Lake Trail
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Duration: 2 hours
Ski Area
Leaf Lake Ski Trail
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Duration: 8 hours

Parks in Algonquin Provincial Park

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Tea Lake Dam Picnic Area
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Costello Creek Picnic Ground
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Winter Sports in Algonquin Provincial Park

Ski Area
Fen Lake Ski Trail
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Where to stay in Algonquin Provincial Park

The size of its wilderness and the unique mixture of its environments combined with the proximity to Toronto and Ottawa makes Algonquin one of Canada's most popular provincial parks. Whether in a backcountry tent or traditional log cabin, camping is the way to lodge in Algonquin Provincial Park. Visitors finding it hard to relinquish all modern amenities can choose to stay in one of the comfy resorts near the park that range from budget-friendly inns and motels to plush resorts.
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