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Algonquin Park Maps

Algonquin Park Maps

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Friends of Algonquin Park

A good starting point for canoe trip planning is the Friends of Algonquin Park's "Canoe Routes of Algonquin Park Map". These maps are inexpensive and show the entire Park and all its routes on one page. They are available for purchase through the Friends of Algonquin, with 100% of proceeds going to support conservation and education initiatives in the park. View the most recent edition of this map on the Friends of Algonquin's website

Algonquin's Northwest Corner Canoe Routes

Escape the hustle and bustle of Algonquin's Highway 60 corridor and explore Algonquin's northwest corner. From Access Point 1 trippers travel across Kawawaymog Lake into Algonquin via the Amable du Fond River. From there, there are great options of 3-14 day trips travelling around the northwest corner or venturing east and south into other areas of the park!


Forgotten Trails Hiking Routes

The Forgotten Trails system around Kawawaymog Lake and Access Point 1 provides great hiking trails for guests staying at our cottages, finishing up a canoe trip or just looking to explore the area.


Area Topography Map

Natural Resources Canada produces topographic maps of the entire country in both 1:50,000 and 1:250,000 scales. These maps are especially useful if you are hiking, bush crashing or snowshoeing in winter. Topographical maps provide more details on terrain through contour lines, allowing you to visualize hills and valleys in 2D. Below you will find a topographic map example of the Algonquin Park access # 1 region.

South River, 1:50,000. 031E14


Antique Survey Map of the Log Cabin and Access #1

While digging around on the Archives of Ontario's Visual Database Website, we recently uncovered some original survey maps of Laurier and Ballantyne township, where our Algonquin Log Cabin and Cottage Outpost are located. These maps give us a glimpse of the land use history, including logging, and allows us to look back to the original lake and river names in this area. If you look at the top right corner of the Laurier Township Map of 1878, it labels Surprise Lake as Surprise Lake (What we unofficially still call it), but at some point in the following 100 years the name was changed to Smythe Lake. The reason behind this change is unknown, and despite its name on the map, our local community still call it Surprise Lake.


Voyageur Quest Property Map

Voyageur Quest operates out of 5 properties located at Algonquin Park's Access Point 1. Four of our properties are on Kawaywaymog Lake with our Algonquin Log Cabin located a short 10 mins away on the secluded Surprise Lake!

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Group standing on the dock with paddles at algonquin Park

Which Algonquin Canoe Trip is best for me?

Choosing an Algonquin Canoe trip becomes easier when you consider a few important factors. Here are some questions ( and possible answers ) that should help. Guided all-inclusive Algonquin canoe trip or do-it-yourself (DIY)? An all-inclusive guided canoe trip is

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Wine and cheese at a bonfire at Algonquin Park

Algonquin Exciting Romantic Culinary Adventures Await

Hey there, adventure seekers! I want to tell you about the ultimate escape at Algonquin Park with Voyageur Quest’s Algonquin Romantic Culinary Adventures. Picture this: gourmet meals crafted by Chef Nik using fresh local ingredients, paired with days filled with

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relaxing on the deck at the Algonquin Log Cabin

More Fun on an Algonquin Log Cabin Adventure

Algonquin Log Cabin Adventures features guided canoe and hiking excursions, great meals, and a cozy cabin vibe. These all-inclusive three-day trips offer great value and are filled with fun and exciting excursions. Here are some of the highlights. Learning how

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Easy Transport to Algonquin Park from Toronto

2 Daily Departures from Toronto to  Algonquin Park Access Point #1 Board the Algonquin Park Bus at transit-accessible stops across the Toronto area or Pearson International Airport, embarking on your adventure any day of the year. Ontario Northland offers twice-daily return

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Our Algonquin Cottage stays offer more adventure!

Location, location, location! Our four private cottage rentals are located on Kawawaymog Lake at Algonquin Access Point 1, Ontario. Designed for adventurers seeking a retreat into nature’s embrace, our Algonquin cottage rentals offer an unparalleled gateway to the wonders of

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Algonquin Log Cabin in Winter surrounded with a sky full of stars

Magic of Algonquin Log Cabin Christmas

The holiday season is upon us, and as the world gets ready to adorn itself with tinsel and lights, there’s a place where the magic of Christmas shines bright – the Algonquin Log Cabin. Nestled in the heart of nature,

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Specializing in Algonquin Park Canoe Trips, Lodge-Based Adventure Trips, and Private Cottage Rentals.