Tag Archives: Ice Out

Algonquin Ice Out May 2018

By , published on May 2, 2018
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“Someone please reboot spring, it’s having difficulty starting up” On Monday April 30th Algonquin Park announced that they are once again delaying opening until May 11th 2018. Wednesday May 9th Update From the Friends of Algonquin park Website on May 9th 2018 Facility Expected to Open May 11, With Exceptions Ontario Parks is reporting that…

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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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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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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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