Fire ban declared for Algonquin Park



A fire ban has been declared for all of Algonquin Park (As of July 18, 12:01am). Please keep in mind it is illegal to have open fires while in Algonquin Park's backcountry. If you are foolish enough to ignore the ban and are caught criminal charges as well as fines can be levied. Read More...
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AFA releases 2012-2013 harvesting schedule map



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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FOAP predicts earlier ice-out than average



This morning an update was posted on the ice-out conditions web page of the FOAP web site (Friends of Algonquin Park). Many people around the 'net have been discussing the possibility of an early ice-out, possibly another record ice-out.

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Canoe Lake Ice is out!

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Jefferson Ridpath reports that the ice on Canoe Lake went out on Friday April 29th! Read More...
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Backcountry Permits Available Friday April 29, 2011!

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From the Friends of Algonquin Park web site


There is extensive information on the official Algonquin Park web site that details road access and ice-out conditions for every access point.

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Canoe camping closed Easter Weekend (Trout Opener)

By now, most people have already heard the news: Algonquin Park has announced the closure of interior canoe camping for this year's trout season opener. No backcountry permits will be issued (That require canoe access). All lakes are still ice-covered and with the cold spring, this really comes as no surprise, although I must admit it is still difficult for me to digest this piece of news.

Waiting for the ice to melt on Smoke Lake - April 2006

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AFA 2011-2012 Harvest Map ]UPDATED]




Shortly after I contacted the AFA and shared my concerns about the omission of road construction zones on the harvest map, I received a reply from Mr. Cumming assuring me that the oversight would be corrected and a new map posted.

Today, I received an update from Mr. Cumming, notifying me that the updated map is now online for download. The web address remains the same and in case you missed it, you can click
here to download the map.

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AFA releases 2011-2012 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.

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Canoe Lake Ice-out web site is now online for 2011!

2011 Canoe Lake Ice-out web site is up!

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