Camping

Front Country Camping:
Algonqiun has 1200 front country campsites. The majority are located along the parks main corridor, but there are a number of other campgrounds accessible from points surrounding the park. As a general rule the campgrounds off the main corridor are less crowded and allow quicker access to seclusion if your thinking of launching your canoe trip from one of these points.
 
 
Reservations are available in every campground, some sites are dedicated for people without reservations and are available on a first come, first served basis.

Central reservations for Ontario Parks is 1-888-668-7275 or you can make reservations on-line

Note: Campgrounds may have sections designated as dog and radio free zones, inquire with the park before booking.

WC - Wheel Chair Access

Achrey Campground:

Achrey is not located along the main park corridor but is access from highway 17 northeast of the park. Follow highway 28 to the Sand Lake Gate then follow the park road into Grand Lake. There are a number of sites on the lake.

  • 40 Sites
  • Flush Toilets
  • No Showers
  • No Laundromat
  • Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Brent Campground:

Bent is not located on the parks main corridor. Access is from the 17 north of the park and just east of the town of Deux Rivieres. There are a few sites on Cedar Lake.

  • 29 Sites
  • No Flush Toilets
  • No Showers
  • No Laudromat
  • Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Canisbay Lake Campground:

Canisbay Lake is located near the middle of the park along the main corridor, highway 60. There are a number of sites along the water. The campground has access to the Minnesing mountain bike trial (cross country skiing in the winter).

  • 242 Sites
  • 66 Electrical
  • Flush Toilets - WC
  • Showers - WC
  • Laundromat
  • No Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Coon Lake Campground:

Coon Lake is a smaller campground located just off of the main corridor and above rock lake. There are a few sites available on the water. The Centenial Ridges trail is accessible from the campground. If you ride on the dirt road towards Rock Lake you can pick up the Old Railway Bike Trail which connects to the Mew Lake campground. Coon Lake is the campground closest to the parks east gate.

  • 49 Sites
  • Flush Toilets
  • Showers
  • Laundromat
  • No Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Kearney Lake Campground:

Kearney Lake is located on the main corridor, highway 60.

  • 103 Sites
  • Flush Toilets - WC
  • Showers - WC
  • No Laundromat
  • Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Kiosk Campground:

Kiosk is not on the parks main corridor but is accessed from highway 17 north of the park. Follow the 630 from the 17 west of Mattawa. There are sites on the Kioshkokwi Lake.

  • 17 Sites
  • Flush Toilets
  • No Showers
  • No Laundromat
  • Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Lake of Two Rivers Campground:

Lake of Two Rivers is located on the parks main corridor, highway 60. The campground has access to the The Old Railway Bike Trail. The trail connects to Mew Lake, Rock Lake and indirectly Coon Lake campgrounds.

  • 241 Sites
  • 160 Electrical
  • Flush Toilets - WC
  • Showers - WC
  • Laundromat
  • Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Mew Lake Campground:

The campground is locate at km 32 along the main highway 60 corridor. Yurts are also available at the campground. This is the main area for winter camping in the park. The Old Railway Bike Trail is accessible from the campground. The trail connects to Lake of Two Rivers, Rock Lake and indirectly Coon Lake campgrounds. You can access the Track and Tower hiking trail along with the Highland backpacking trial from the campground. A pay phone is available.

  • 131 Sites, some lakeside.
  • 66 Electrical
  • Flush Toilets
  • Showers
  • Laundromat
  • No Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Pog Lake Campground:

Located on the main corridor of the park, highway 60.

286 Sites

  • 83 Electrical
  • Flush Toilets - WC
  • Showers - WC
  • Laundromat
  • No Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Rock Lake

Located off of highway 60 in the parks main corridor the campground is at the northern tip of its namesake, Rock Lake and just south of Coon Lake. The Booth's Rock hiking trail is accesible from the campground as is the Old Railway Bike trail which connects to Mew Lake and Lake of Two Rivers. Rock lake is relatively large with several islands.

124 Sites

  • 71 Electrical
  • Flush Toilets - WC
  • Showers - WC
  • Laundromat
  • Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

Tea Lake Campground:

A small campground on the highway 60 corridor it is located in the western sector of the park. Tea Lake connects to the larger (and more popular/crowded) Canoe and Smoke Lakes. There are a few sites on the water. Tea Lake is the campground closest to the parks west gate.

  • 42 Sites
  • Vault Toilets
  • No Showers
  • Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

White Fish Lake Campground:

  • 18 Sites, group camping
  • Vault Toilets
  • No Showers
  • No Boat Launch

Swimming, phone reservations.

 

Huts

Algonquin doesn't have huts in the true sense of the word but it does have yurts and and old ranger cabins which can be rented. The ranger cabins are located in the back country in the interior of the park. Contact the park for details.

Yurts

Old Ranger Cabins


Flora and Fauna

The park is known for its easily observed (remember they are still wild) wildlife. Moose particulary are a very common site throughout the park. In addition your likely to see black bear, white tailed deer, wolves (or at least hear them) and a host of amphibiansand reptiles.      
Over 250 bird species have been sited including thrush, thrashers, grouse, warblers, jays, chickadees, buntings and of course the avian symbol of the outdoors the common loon.