Algonquin Park Photo Roundup + Tips

Algonquin Provincial Park is somewhere I make a point of getting to every so often. Just three hours from Toronto and one of Ontario’s largest parks, the countless lakes and vast forest make it a premier destination for portaging, hiking and camping. The outdoor activities and a fantastic art & cultural scene means there truly is something for everyone here.

 

august--2
Centennial Ridge Trail – well worth the 10km hike.
august-6936
June is peak blackfly & mosquito season, so come prepared during this month. (Seriously, we had to sprint some of these trails to escape! Wish we had mosquito nets.) July and August are definitely more enjoyable.
august-7120
Canoeing is one of the staple activities in Algonquin Park. Lakes & rivers are endless here, so don’t miss your chance for some of the best canoeing in the country!
august-7129
Look for moose on rainy days in roadside bog & swamp areas. Dusk and dawn is the best time.
august-7156
You will see wildlife daily at Algonquin Park. Geese are common, but look out for black bears, beavers, eagles, foxes, moose, deer, and even wolves.
DSC_6822
Come prepared to get outside!
DSC_6863
Kearney Lake campground has some well placed waterfront campsites.

 

 

We spent about a week camping at Algonquin for this particular trip, but of course you could keep busy for much longer here. Have you visited the park? Please share your favourite spots in the comments!

2 thoughts on “Algonquin Park Photo Roundup + Tips

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s