may also enjoy facilities and services provided for daily users of the Park.
There are many things to do in Algonquin Park. The
Park has developed facilities and services for swimming, picnicking, biking and cross-country skiing.
Horseback riding and dog sledding are also offered on an occasional
The more adventurous will enjoy hiking one of the 15 self-guided,
well marked trails, each of which is designed to explore a different
aspect of the Algonquin environment and vegetation. At each trailhead there is an
interpretive guide booklet showing the trail’s points of interest. Or
you may bring your own mountain bike or hire one to follow two bicycle paths--one the Minnesing trail, the
other at Mew Lake.
You will enjoy seeing the wildlife--moose, fox, deer, loons, turtles
and ducks in their natural setting. Visit the Algonquin Logging Museum
or tour the Visitor Center where there are regular programs for
children, a bookstore, and an observation deck providing a panorama of
the landscape. Canoe on some of Algonquin’s tranquil waters. There are
canoe trips for short journeys or several days, complete with guide. You
may also hire the services of a local guide who will take you for a
great day out fishing.
Bait and tackle for fishing can be obtained at the Portage Store,
but live bait is prohibited in the Park. The park is readily accessible
from one of 29 access points. Visitors must purchase daily use permits
to use the Park from the Sand gate entrance.