Maps




Backroad Mapbooks' Algonquin Provincial Park Recreational Map

A two-in-one park map covers the entire park area on one side, with all of its canoe routes, campsites, portages and trails. The other side focuses specifically on the Highway 60 Corridor. This map also includes helpful planning tools like a canoe route chart (complete with distance and difficulty), trail chart, campsite details, stocked fish chart and more. This 71 cm x 102 cm (28 in x 40 in) map is printed on durable waterproof paper.

Published 2018   . . Web link: Backroadmapbooks.com




Official Canoe Routes Map of Algonquin Park

The official backcountry canoe tripping map for Algonquin Park. This map illustrates canoe routes, campsites, portages, lakes, access points and much more. This map receives updates by Park Staff who are responsible for the canoe routes network.

Web link: www.algonquinpark.on.ca



Chrismar Adventure Map Series

A number of Algonquin Adventure Maps are available including Corridor North, Corridor South, Barron/Achray, Canoe Lake and Opeongo Lake. These maps are designed for outdoor adventurers such as hikers, backpackers and canoeists who need accurate, up-to-date, rugged maps.

The maps include topography, portage and camping site information. Their backsides contain commentary and photographs of the subject areas.

They are printed on specially-made, extra tough, waterproof plastic.

Published by: Chrismar Mapping Services Inc., P.O. Box 1277, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1N5
Web link: chrismar.com




Map of the Human History of Canoe Lake, Algonquin Park

Canoe Lake was once the center of logging activities in the park. It was also the site of the original park headquarters. The east-west Ottawa, Arnprior and Parry Sound Railway was built just beyond its north end, serving both local logging and tourism needs. Since those early days, numerous lodges, youth camps and cottage leaseholds have come and gone around Canoe Lake. When Highway 60 and the Portage Store opened at the lake's south end in the mid-30's, Canoe Lake was set in its fate of becoming the "main street" to interior access for canoe trippers. Some of the history of Canoe Lake is still evident to canoeists paddling north against its typical headwind .. the youth camps, leasehold cottages and associated landmarks. However, a tremendous amount of Canoe Lake's history has rotted away or been overgrown .. to be only read about and wondered over.

Gaye Clemson and Chris Brackley have produced a 25x39" wall map presenting the full scope of both Canoe Lake's current and historical landmarks. Before next heading north from Access Point 5, spend a few hours with this wonderful map. You may well get the urge to explore Bonita Narrows, Whisky Jack Creek, the old Mowat town site and Potter Creek rather than 'just heading through' Canoe Lake.

Author: Gaye I. Clemson ( gclemson@pacbell.net ) and Chris Brackley
Copyright: 2001 by Gaye I. Clemson and Chris Brackley.
Published in 2001 in Canada by: www.globalinkage.net/canoelake
ISBN 0-9688797-1-3


Updated: July 29, 2018