Algonquin Park

Algonquin – What’s The Big Deal?

By , published on January 1, 2020
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Why Algonquin Park

Algonquin. So, what’s the big deal? Why do people love this place so much? The popularity of Algonquin has continued to grow since it’s creation well over a hundred years ago, and there’s no sign of it slowing down. The average visitation is well over half a million per year. People literally worship this place….

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The Lure of Owls in Algonquin Park

By , published on November 10, 2019
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Algonquin Owl

For the past decade, I have frequently visited Algonquin Park to observe birds. While watching all birds, common or rare, excites me, the prospect of seeing an owl in the Park gives rise to sensations that are inexplicably heightened and mysteriously reverential. I know I’m not alone in feeling this, as owls have inspired emotions…

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Mark in the Park

By , published on May 20, 2019
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Mark in the Park video series

This 10-part series brings Mark’s trip-logs to life, and aims to exhibit the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Algonquin backcountry. It strives to inspire people to get out and experience backcountry canoe camping for themselves, and for seasoned paddlers, acts as an informational vehicle for trip planning, or as a simple way of quenching spring paddling fever as we await ice out!

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