Algonquin Websites

The Official Algonquin Park Site

Produced by The Friends of Algonquin Park, this is an extensive introduction to the park, its programs, rules, procedures and regulatory info for planning Algonquin trips.

Algonquin Backcountry Recreationalists

On Jan. 24th, 2015, the ABR was dissolved. It had served the interests of backcountry recreationalists from the fall of 2007 .. to preserve, protect and enhance wilderness-like experiences in the backcountry of Algonquin Park.

Thanks for the support the ABR received over the years .. from its members, from the general public, and from those in Algonquin Park and AFA management who encouraged us despite increasing limitations placed upon them.

Ontario Parks Reservation System

Online option for drive-in campgrounds.

And, 1-888-668-7275 for backcountry sites.

Algonquin Old Ranger Cabin Rental Program

The selection of 14 Ranger Cabins is described on the official Algonquin Park website.

For reservations, call the park at 1-888-668-7275.

Mark's Algonquin Park Sampler

A journal, a record of sorts, of Mark's trips into Algonquin Provincial Park.

by - Mark Rubino.

Algonquin Art Centre

Occupying a unique position as art gallery, storefront, historical monument and education centre, the Algonquin Art Centre exposes Canada's finest wilderness and wildlife art to the visitors of Algonquin Park.

Jeffrey McMurtrie's Algonquin Map

This is a highly detailed Algonquin map focusing on the canoe routes of the park, but superimposing a lot of other data as well. It is available for free download in various sizes.

by - Jeffrey McMurtrie

www.molsonmapping.com

This site offers contour maps of many Algonquin Park lakes which let you know what lies beneath the water. There's also a 60-page map book available, called "A View Down-Under" which includes fishing gear, strategies, techniques, char habits and more.

by - Stephen Molson

Bush Log

A collection of short photo essays and diaries documenting explorations of eastern Algonquin Park and Renfrew County.

by - Bob & Diana McElroy

Bob & Diana McElroy's Algonquin Gazetteer

Bob & Diana McElroy have developed a unique map resource which they have added to their website Bush Log and Notes. It's entitled Algonquin Gazetteer. The resource includes layers of a couple of versions of Jeff McMurtrie's Algonquin Map.

TOUR du PARK

A new (Dec. 2013) Algonquin Park website. It contains a substantial Historic Algonquin section, with detailed descriptions of the park's ranger cabins, ruins, artifacts and an historical timeline. It will become home to trip-logs of Brandon's many trips throughout the park.

by - Brandon Peek.

Smedley Co.

"SmedleyCo" normally attempts a visit each month to beautiful Algonquin Park .. including winter camping. He provides general information on traveling the back-country, as well as trip logs of his interior wilderness camping trips.

http://elmsphotography.blogspot.com

Stephen Elms is an accomplished photographer who maintains a photography bog as the "photo-tech" for Algonquin Adventures.

www.algonquinvoyageur.blogspot.ca

Chris ("Tripper 70") has tripped in Algonquin Park for many years, also working as outfitter staff and a Naturalist-Interpreter. His blog contains a number of detailed trip-logs. He tries to do 2-3 canoe trips in the park each year, from spring through the fall.

Windfinder Weather - East Gate Algonquin

Providing wind, wave and weather forecast for over 40000 locationsr. Windfinder specializes in wind and weather forecasts for kitesurfers, windsurfer, etc.

Wildlife Research Station

The WRS has been providing access and logistical support for University and government researchers from Ontario and across North America. The WRS is situated on Lake Sasajewun in Algonquin Provincial Park and operates as a non-for-profit organization.

http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca

Ministry of Natural Resources fishing regulations for Zone 15, which includes Algonquin Park .. provided in PDF format ...."

http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca

Ministry of Natural Resources highly detailed interactive Fish ON-Line for identifying lakes's fish species and much more ..."

Algonquin Forestry Authority

The site of the AFA ... the Ontario Crown Agency responsible for sustainable forest management in Algonquin Park.
AFA Schedule of Operations Map

To help you plan your canoe trips .. a highly detailed PDF file showing work areas and logging truck routes, by the season, throughout Algonquin Park.

By consulting with this map, one will be better able to plan upcoming backcountry trips away from sources of noise related to logging activities.

Algonquin Outfitters Blog

An ongoing blog record of "things Algonquin" by the staff of Algonquin Outfitters.

Their earlier (2005-2012) blog is still available for reference at http://algonquinoutfitters.blogspot.ca/.

Algonquin Park Heritage

It's a central repository for book, games, maps, biographies, photographs and stories about the human history of Algonquin Park ... a place to find what interests you about Algonquin Park's history and the people who have lived there over the last 100 years.

by - Gay Clemson

Algonquins of Ontario

The Algonquins in Ontario have never surrendered their rights and title to these lands, and are now negotiating a settlement (ôAlgonquin Treatyö) with the Ontario and federal governments .. which will address, among other things, ownership of lands, rights regarding natural resources, economic opportunities, and initiatives to promote the survival of Algonquin culture.

Mattawa/North Bay Algonquin First Nation

There are approximately 900 registered members of the Mattawa-North Bay Algonquin First Nation .. the Madadjiwan Corporation.

Algonquins of PikwÓkanagÓn First Nation

Algonquins of PikwÓkanagÓn First Nation is a proud and progressive working Algonquin community with control of its own administration.

Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation

The Bonnechere Algonquin First Nation is a Non Status Algonquin First Nation striving to reach a Land Claim settlement with the Ontario and Canadian Government.

Algonquins of Greater Golden Lake First Nation

One of the ten (10) communities involved in the Land Claim with the Algonquins of Pikwakanagon

Algonquin Nation Kijicho Manito.

The people of the Algonquin Nation Kijicho Manito belong to the Bear Clan and are one of the ten (10) communities involved in the Land Claim with the Algonquins of Pikwakanagon and are members of the Madaouskarini Band.

Shabot Obaadjiwan First Nation

One of the ten (10) communities involved in the Land Claim with the Algonquins of Pikwakanagon

OmÓmiwininý PimÓdjwowin .. The Algonquin Way Cultural Centre

The mission of the Algonquin Way Cultural Centre is to revitalize, reintegrate, enhance and protect the cultural traditions, customs, practices, heritage, language and arts of the Algonquins of Pikwakangan First Nation..

Merlin Bird Photo ID

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology helps you figure out the name of the bird you photographed. "Merlin Bird Photo ID" recognizes 400 of North Americaĺs most common bird species based on images.

The Science Behind Algonquin's Animals

.. an interactive learning tool exploreing the role of science and technology in wildlife research in Algonquin Park (by The Friends of Algonquin Park, Ontario Parks and the Min. of Economic Development).

Lake Trout Heaven

Trolling For Lake Trout In A Canoe .. an excellent method for trout fishing in Algonquin Park .. By Gary Skrzek, a.k.a, The Trout King

Gary describes the "3-Way Swivel Setup" and "How To Troll In A Canoe".

Cybermuse Art Education Research Site

The National Gallery of Canada has produced this website .. a wealth of art imagery and information.

Included is an inventory of Tom Thomson's popular art. Tom Thomson (1877 -1917) .. includes his Algonquin images.

The Friends of Bonnechere Parks

Bonnechere and Bonnechere River Provincial Parks connect Round Lake with Algonquin Park by means of the Bonnechere River.

This website includes a special Virtual Museum component "Land of the Spirits".

Ministry of Natural Resources Electronic Forest Management Plans

Select on the map or 'Find A Plan' pulldown menu - 'Algonquin Park Forest - 451'.

Algonquin Eco Watch

An environmental protection group dedicated to assess, protect and sustain the Algonquin Ecosystem for the future.

Provincial Park Vacancy and Fireban Reports

The decision to permit or prohibit campfires is made at the discretion of each park superintendent.



Related Sites
Canadian Canoe Routes

The Wilderness Canoe Association operates this online meeting place for those who enjoy exploring the lakes and rivers of Canada by canoe.

Wilderness Canoe Association

A non-profit organization of individuals interested in wilderness travel, mainly by canoe, kayak, and backpacking and, in winter, by skis and snowshoes.

Outdoor Adventure Canada

Laurie March runs this high quality e-zine.

It's a Canada-wide, eye-pleasing and informative crossroads for all kinds of outdoor adventure interests.

Kermit Wilderness Adventures

Phil Kenny operates this outdoor adventure website.

It includes some Algonquin Park trip reports and an interesting camping-food section.

www.ragingriverstudios.com

Sean Rowley takes photographs because he enjoy it and it gets him out into the world ... of which he finds Algonquin park to be an important part.

http://www.geographynetwork.ca

An online resource for finding and sharing Canadian geographic content, maps and data.

Detailed mapping of Algonquin, on their Ontario Basic Mapping feature.

http://themnrstore.mnr.gov.on.ca

The Province of Ontario MNR Store Website allows the visitor to buy aerial photos, merchandise, publications, maps and even Outdoor Cards.

www.tomthomson.org

The Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery (in Owen Sound) has an extensive illustrated section on the works of the reknowned artist .. "Tom Thomson".

www. Harpley. ca

Paul Harpley has worked for the MNR in Algonquin Provincial Park and the Metropolitan Toronto Zoo.

Wildlife art has enabled Paul to combine his interests in science and art.

www.cameronstevens.ca

Cameron Stevens' art is based on trips to Algonquin Park and elsewhere.

"I try to bring to you the things I have seen and the emotions I have felt while being far from ..."

Canadian Wildlife Service - Hinterland Who's Who ... an extensive reference of Canada's wildlife ... photos, distribution maps, descriptive text and reading lists.
Living with Black Bears in Ontario
An official Ministry of Natural Resources instructional guide to co-existing with black bears.
The Federation of Ontario Naturalists
The FON is a charitable organization protecting Ontario's nature through research, education, and conservation action.
Paddling.net: Canoeing and Kayaking Info
North American meeting place for paddlers ... with articles, photos, forums, product reviews and much more.

The Wolves of Algonquin Park
1.7 Mb PDF download of the December, 2000 report.
- by "The Algonquin Wolf Advisory Group"
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Updated June 15, 2015