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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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2017 Algonquin Park Ice Out Contest

By , published on March 29, 2017
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Algonquin Park Ice Out Contest

For a little help picking your date be sure to check out our May 20th 2017 Ice Out Report & our April 15th 2017 Ice Out Report, we also launched a Lake Opeongo Weather Cam on April 25th 2017.   It’s official Tuesday April 25th 2017 was the Ice Out date for Lake Opeongo We’re…

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Cookout at the Lookout

By , published on March 25, 2017
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© Cobi Sharpe

One of my favourite things about nature is watching the seasons change. It’s amazing what plants and animals go through when they prepare for winter and how they come alive when spring happens. With the warm temperatures we have had over the past couple of weeks I wanted to get to Algonquin Park to see…

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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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Winter Adventures in Arrowhead

By , published on February 17, 2017
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Winter adventures in Arrowhead

More Than Just A Skating Trail Arrowhead Provincial Park is a gorgeous place to visit in the wintertime. The park is located north of Huntsville and when the snow flies, there is no better place to spend the day adventuring. I used to hate the cold weather and winter, until I discovered how many amazing…

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Algonquin Snowshoe Adventures

By , published on January 26, 2017
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Snowshoeing Algonquin Park

This winter is the first one in a while that has seen me watching the weather forecast and hoping for snow – and lots of it! I want to strap my snowshoes on and head out for an adventure! Last winter, I decided to buy snowshoes so that I could go on a winter backcountry…

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The Settler: Proud to be a Canadian

By , published on January 23, 2017
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Canadian Canoe Culture

Canoeing the Harbourfront, and around the Toronto Islands. Paddling is a quintessential national experience for Canadians new and old; in Ontario, we are never far from a waterway. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over 200 lakes, countless rivers and heritage waterways in…

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The Explorers: Paddle the Painted Landscapes | Canadian Canoe Culture

By , published on January 22, 2017
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Canadian Canoe Culture

Canoeing through the Barron Canyon in east Algonquin Provincial Park, its striking landscapes inspired the art of the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. Paddling in Ontario’s wilderness inspires creativity and connection, experience the artistic connection. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over…

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The Mentor: Shared Knowledge | Canadian Canoe Culture

By , published on January 21, 2017
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Canadian Canoe Culture

Indigenous youth build a birchbark canoe by hand at Fort William First Nation. The canoe is a symbol of the great wisdom to be learned from Canada’s Indigenous people. Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over 200 lakes, countless rivers and heritage waterways…

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The Champion: Challenge Yourself | Canadian Canoe Culture

By , published on January 20, 2017
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Canadian Canoe Culture

White water rafting in a flat-water canoe on the Madawaska River, Barry’s Bay. Paddling builds confidence and creates personal growth, plus its great fun! Is there anything more Canadian than paddling? ‘Ontario’ is an Iroquoian word meaning ‘land of shining waters’. With over 200 lakes, countless rivers and heritage waterways in Ontario, we are connected…

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