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Sunday, July 29th 2018 . . . . .

A new 432 page release by Roderick (Rory) MacKay "Algonquin Park - A Place Like No Other" takes the reader through the park's early indigenous hunters and gatherers, their displacement by colonist lumbermen, the formation of the Park in 1893, the growth of lodges camps and cottage leases, the challenges dealt with by park superintendents, the co-existence of regulated logging and recreation, the role today’s Algonquin People will have within the park and much more.

Brian Maltman (Director of The Friends of Algonquin Park) has said, "This is the definitive work on the human history of the Park, and how it has been shaped by the people who explore, work in, live in and love this place."

Wednesday, June 20th 2018 . . . . .

Robert M. (a.k.a. 'Uppa of Kayak Camper') has completed publishing the 4-part video documentation of his 2018 Ice Out seven-day kayak trip.

Video 1 - Days 1 & 2: Robert set out from Achray and met-up with Drew (of allofalgonquin.com) at Carcajou Bay. They then paddled via McDonald Creek to Guthrie and Clover Lakes.
Video 2 – Day 3: Robert and Drew traveled to Tarn and St Andrews Lakes.
Video 3 – Days 4 & 5: Drew departed back home. Robert day-tripped to 'High Falls'. Then he headed to a new basecamp on Francis Lake.
Video 4 – Days 6 & 7: On day 6, Robert day-tripped to the Barron Canyon. Day 7 was his departure day from Francis Lake.

Wednesday, June 20th 2018 . . . . .

Drew (forum handle: "AlgonquinLakes") has posted a 2-part account on his All Of Algonquin website, of the 4-days of the 2018 Ice Out trip he shared with Robert M. (a.k.a. 'Uppa of Kayak Camper') .. Four Lakes to Clover .. and Tarn Lake And A Whole Lot Of Walking.

"It was kind of like wading through snow. My feet sunk into ankle deep ice water/mud with pretty much every step and my toes were quickly numb. We double carried to save weight, and stuck to the edge of the meadow where the ground was, theoretically, a bit firmer. Eventually, we both managed to make it across relatively unscathed and without getting sucked into a never ending pit of Algonquin quicksand."

Wednesday, June 13th 2018 . . . . .

As you plan your backcountry canoe trips, remember to check over the Portage and Campsite Inventory .. not only to refer to campsite and portage details along your way .. but also to identify gaps in the PCI that you may be able to fill on your trips.

There are new updated field-worksheets available to print and take with you, to help in the gathering of portage and campsite information, in preparation for email submission to the website upon your return.

Sunday, April 8th 2018 . . . . .

Mark Rubino started his MarkInThePark.com website in 2005, mainly as a way to keep track of all the lakes he'd had camped on. He soon discovered that not only reading other people’s trip-logs was addictive, but that writing them was lots of fun too. His presence in the online Algonquin Park community has been well established over the past decade.

He has recently redesigned his website to make it an even more rewarding experience. He has also started offering a Guided Canoe Trips service.

Friday, March 23rd 2018 . . . . .

Ian Young has completed the sixth and final video installment on his YouTube Channel of his 8-day canoe trip with three buds, that he took last year ... Algonquin 8-Day Canoe Trip 2017

Their trip took them out of Rain Lake, looping via Daisy, Ralph Bice, Queer, Tim River, Big Trout, White Trout, McIntosh, Misty and Moccasin Lakes.

Ian recorded a lot of great footage, including a lengthly encounter with a bull moose while paddling the narrow Tim River!

Monday, March 19th 2018 . . . . .

A timely reminder to those planning a visit to Algonquin Park, who don't have the advantage of an automobile, to checkout the Parkbus website.

Since 2010, Parkbus has helped thousands of Canadians access the great outdoors. Whether it's a day trip, a family camping weekend, or a wilderness expedition. Locally, Parkbus programs are run by Transportation Options, an Ontario-based non-profit organization dedicated to fostering sustainable tourism and transportation.

Saturday, February 17th 2018 . . . . .

Bob McElroy has added a very unique feature to the "Bob and Diana McElroy Bushnotes website.

The Algonquin Route Planner determines one or more canoe routes connecting two selected locations in Algonquin Park and provides statistics about distances and portage.

It determines the shortest route between the two points and may provide alternatives.

Saturday, January 27th 2018 . . . . .

Over the past three years, Sean Mason has published three accounts of what are now new family traditions .. yearly Algonquin Park canoe trips with his brother and son.

Read in succession, these are a strong narration of their increasing enthusiasm for the park ..

Our return To Algonquin Park (2015) ..
Late Summer (2016) Trip ..
Late Summer (2017) Trip

Saturday, January 6th 2018 . . . . .

Robert M. (a.k.a. 'Uppa') has completed publishing the 3-part video documentation of his September 4-day solo kayak loop-trip .. out of Kiosk, via Mink, Club, Mouse, Erables, Maple Lake and back to Kioshkokwi Lake. You can access the three videos on his YouTube channel at .. Kayak Camper.

Rob's personable narrative style and effectively operated bow and stern video cameras combine to allow the viewer to enjoyably share in his trip, that benefitted from the gloriously fair weather that marked this past September.