Algonquin Park | Ontario Highlands Tourism

Algonquin Park

Algonquin Park

As one of Ontario’s largest provincial parks, the impressive Algonquin Park and its outstanding wilderness, lakes, and scenery offers year-round outdoor adventure. Located approximately 300 kilometers north of Toronto and 300 kilometers west of Ottawa, the park spans 7,630 square kilometers and holds 1,500 lakes.

When the season’s change, so does the repertoire of activities for visitors. Drop by the onsite Visitor Centre, Logging Museum, and Art Centre for exhibits, interactive displays, and videos about the park. Better yet, explore the many lakes, trails, and campsites and experience Algonquin for yourself.

Activities include:

  • Backcountry camping
  • Bike trails – from family friendly to rugged terrain
  • Boating
  • Canoeing – 2,000 kilometers of canoe routes
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Dog sledding
  • Drive to camping – more than 1,300 sites with a variety of amenities including electricity, flush toilets, running water, laundry, and beaches
  • Fishing – more than 54 species of fish
  • Hunting and trapping
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Walking trails
  • White water canoeing – along 6 rivers
  • Wildlife viewing

Daily use permits are valid from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Algonquin Park website has further information, including driving directions.

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