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Lake Opeongo Weather Cam

By , published on April 25, 2017
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Opeongo Weather Cam

Have you ever wondered what the weather is like, right now, in Algonquin Park? New for April 2017 – Algonquin Outfitters has invested in a weather station and webcam for Lake Opeongo.  Now you can view the live weather from Algonquin’s largest lake and even see what’s happening.  Weather data and images are captured every…

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Wonderful Winter Activities in Algonquin Park

By , published on March 7, 2017

wonderful winter activities in Algonquin Park

During family day weekend 2017, I spent my time in Algonquin Park attending the Winter in the Wild Demonstration portion of the event, displaying my hot tent.    It was a fabulous weekend and there were so many people in the park winter adventuring!  I spent some of every day checking out the trails and…

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Bikepacking Algonquin Park

By , published on June 28, 2016
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Bikepacking Algonquin Park: Corridor Confession I can’t tell you how many times I’ve driven through Algonquin Provincial Park using the Highway 60 corridor. Coming from Simcoe County, the park offers a scenic route when travelling to parts of Eastern Ontario when a canoe or hiking trip isn’t on the agenda. There’s always a good chance…

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Kayaking in Algonquin Park

By , published on April 12, 2016
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Kayaking in Algonquin Park

Should you Consider Kayaking in Algonquin Park? Are you more comfortable in a kayak than a canoe? Are you looking for a different kind of backcountry experience? Consider kayak tripping in Algonquin Provincial Park! If you don’t have the requisite gear, no worries – Algonquin Outfitters rents everything you need. Trip Planning and Route Selection…

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First Days of Spring 2016

By , published on March 23, 2016
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First Days of Spring

2016 will see the earliest first days of spring in 120 years!   Did you know that spring will arrive earlier than it has in the last 120 years?  According to The Weather Network, “The equinox occurs at exactly 4:30 UTC on March 20 for the entire planet, however, due to the way we track…

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2015 Photo Contest

By , published on December 23, 2015
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2015 Photo Contest

Outdoor Activities in Algonquin Park, Haliburton Highlands & Muskoka This was the theme for the Algonquin Outfitters 2015 Photo Contest and it drew a record number of entries, 581 in total, more than any past photo contest we have ever hosted.  It seems a favourite was canoeing and camping in Algonquin Park, but we kind…

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Autumn, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

By , published on November 12, 2015
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Autumn in Algonquin Park

Autumn (or fall) is my favourite.  It’s no secret, everyone who knows me, knows that. The crisp air, the incredible colours, the anticipation of winter, all make for a photographic smorgasbord that’s impossible to resist. That’s why I was so glad to be able to be in Algonquin Park during the “peak” of the fall…

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Hooked on Camping in Algonquin Park

By , published on October 1, 2015
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It is funny how time passes in the blink of an eye. I still remember my first few trips to Algonquin Park that got me hooked on camping. In many ways not much has changed, although the popularity of the park has grown and it’s great to see so many people interested in Algonquin. I…

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Algonquin Spring Photography

By , published on April 24, 2015
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Spring into Photography     Spring is a beautiful time of year and for photography and photographers. It is a great time of the year to capture many subjects. Once the warmer weather comes you will start to see the ice receding and everything starting to bloom which makes a lot of people want to…

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Spring Ice Out 2015

By , published on April 22, 2015
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Spring Ice Out

Spring ice out conditions in Algonquin Park can change quickly You may have heard that spring is bit late arriving in Algonquin Park this year.   The Spring 2015 Advisory announcement by Ontario Parks in early April advised that backcountry permits wouldn’t be issued until May 8th due to “Due to another bitterly cold winter and the…

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