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Spring is coming at last!

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We’ve had 2 solid days in a row of above 0°C temperatures and sunshine, lots of sunshine. I believe that spring has finally sprung, at long last! As you can see in the photo above Algonquin Park is still locked in winter’s embrace, but that will change soon.
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AFA releases 2018-2019 harvesting schedule map

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The Algonquin Forest Authority (AFA) has released its yearly harvesting schedule map. The map depicts locations through-out Algonquin Park where logging is to take place on a seasonal basis. The map also displays haulage routes, denoting where noise associated with haulage might occur.
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Unlostify - Jeffrey McMurtrie is back!

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It’s no April Fools joke. Jeff is making paddling maps again! Forming a new company - “Unlostify”, with a dedicated business partner, Jeff has released a bunch of new maps online! Physical maps will be made available very soon and with many new features, some that will surprise you!
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outheretravel.ca - Roadtrip Adventure Bus

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Checking out this web site I was amazed at the idea and wondered why someone hadn’t thought of it sooner. I always thought that seeing Canada should be a school course with credits. What a fantastic country we live in and I think a great way to see a good portion of it is via an affordable road-trip. outheretravel.ca is the web site to visit if you want to explore some of Canada on a tight budget. Read More...
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Now Offering Guided Canoe Trips!

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I now offer guided canoe trips for adults into Algonquin Park’s Backcountry! Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned paddler who’s never been to Algonquin Park and wants a taste of what “The Park” has to offer, I am available for you and your group. To maximize your solitude, only a maximum of six guests will be accommodated per trip. Private tours are also available.
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Website renamed!


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Effective March 3rd, 2018 “Mark’s Algonquin Park Sampler” is no longer a sampler web site of sorts of Algonquin Park. Rather, I now spend more time in Algonquin Park, therefore justifying the change in name. The website along with a proper logo (That even looks like me!) will now assume its proper name associated with its originating URL: ”markinthepark.com”. Read More...
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