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Algonquin Provincial Park

Barrier Free

Barrier-free flush toilets are available at the Visitor Centre, West Gate, East Beach Pavilion and Logging Museum.

A number of campgrounds have barrier-free showers and flush toilets including: Canisbay Lake, Kearney Lake, Lake of Two Rivers, Mew Lake, Pog Lake and Rock Lake.

Additionally the following campgrounds have barrier-free campsites: Mew Lake, Lake of Two Rivers, Kearney Lake, Pog Lake, and Rock Lake.

Boat Launch(es)

Boat launches are available at:

Opeongo Access Point
Canoe Lake Access Point
East Beach
Two Rivers Campground
Source Lake Access Point
Smoke Lake Access Point
Kingscote Lake Access Point
Cauliflower Lake
Galeairy Lake
Cache Lake Access Point
Rock Lake Access Point
Rain Lake Access Point
Aylen Lake Access Point

Comfort Station(s)

Comfort Stations are available at many of the facilities in Algonquin Park including:
Day use Areas, Canisbay Lake, Kearney Lake, Kiosk, Lake Of Two Rivers, Mew Lake, Pog Lake and Rock Lake.

Day Use

For those spending the day in the park there are picnic facilities located at Costello Creek (located 1 km north from km 46.3), East Beach Picnic Ground and Beach (located at km 35.4), Lake of Two Rivers Picnic Ground and Beach (located at km 33.8), Tea Lake Dam and Picnic Ground (located at km 8).

Each of these locations has a beach for swimming, picnic tables, and toilets.

Obtain your daily vehicle permit up to five days in advance to guarantee your day use spot at this park.

Visit the Ontario Parks day use page to learn more.

Flush Toilets

Flush toilets are available at many of the facilities within Algonquin including: East and West Gates, Visitor Centre, Algonquin Logging Museum, and East Beach.

Flush toilets are also available at many campgrounds including: Canisbay Lake, Kearney Lake, Kiosk, Lake Of Two Rivers, Mew Lake, Pog Lake, and Rock Lake.


Laundry facilities are available at several campgrounds within the park including: Canisbay Lake, Lake Of Two Rivers, Mew Lake, Pog Lake, Rock Lake, and Kearney.

Park Store

There are a number of park stores at Algonquin. Park souvenirs, maps and publications are available at the stores at the East and West Gates on Highway 60 as well as at Sand Lake Gate and Achray on Algonquin’s East side and at Brent on the North side. 

The Friends of Algonquin Bookstore is located at the Visitor Centre and the Unique Boutique Gift Shop at the Algonquin Art Centre (km 20).

Additional stores in the park:

Opeongo Store and Canoe Centre 6 km north from km 46.3
Portage Store and Canoe Centre at km 14.1 on Hwy 60
Two Rivers Store at km 31.4

Pet Exercise Area(s)

There are pet exercise areas available at Lake of Two Rivers Campground, Mew Lake Campground, and Rock Lake Campground.

Picnic Shelters

East Beach Picnic Pavilion is a covered picnic facility suitable for approximately 110 people (55 people per half a pavilion). This facility is available for weddings, family reunions, business meetings, training courses, special events, and school group outings. It offers electricity and heat, hot and cold running water, picnic tables, a propane barbecue and two stone fireplaces (two bags of firewood per side available on site). Washroom facilities are located nearby.

Please call the park directly to reserve 705-633-5572.


Canoe and outfitting rentals are available at The Portage Store on Canoe Lake, the Opeongo Store on Opeongo Lake. There are also numerous outlets in Whitney, east of the park and at Oxtongue Lake and Dwight, west of the park.

Bicycle Rentals are available at the Lake of Two Rivers Store at km 31.4 on Highway 60.

Visitor Centre

Visitor Centre
The Visitor Centre is open year-round and features exhibits on the natural and human history of Algonquin, a theatre which plays the video presentation “Images of Algonquin”, a viewing deck that looks out over an amazing Algonquin landscape, bookstore, and “The Algonquin Room” which exhibits Algonquin themed art by local artists.

Logging Museum
The Algonquin Logging Museum brings to life the story of logging from the early square timber days to the last of the great river drives. Start your visit with a video presentation that sums up the logging history of the Algonquin area. On the easy-to-walk 1.5 km trail, a recreated camboose camp and a fascinating steam-powered amphibious tug called an “alligator” are among the many displays. Take a step back in time and learn about this very colourful aspect of Algonquin’s cultural history. As well, the Algonquin Logging Museum has an excellent bookstore staffed by The Friends of Algonquin Park

Art Centre
At km 20, on a small hill next to Found Lake, there sits a giant, hollow sculpture made of stone. Created in 1953, this work of art was the original Park Museum. In 2005, new life was breathed into its earthly presence – as the Algonquin Art Centre!

The Framing Place and Gallery (Huntsville) has been entrusted to carry out this unique project. The central vision of this project is to act as a bridge, connecting the art world with the natural world, as well as to promote the preservation and protection of the environment, from a local to global scale.
Another Art Centre ethic is to make this facility available to everyone – it is wheelchair accessible and the entrance fee is a voluntary admission, where your contribution will be put towards the enhancement of this “open-concept” project.

The Algonquin Art Centre has an indoor gallery, consisting of three wings and a boutique; an outdoor gallery; and a “Green” Gazebo where you can treat yourself to various tasty treats, teas and coffees, or participate in one of the many scheduled art activities for both adults and children.