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Motors (including electric and gasoline) are prohibited on most lakes within Algonquin Park. However, exceptions exist along the developed Highway 60 Corridor and some backcountry lakes. See Motor Restrictions in Algonquin Park for more details.

Permitted Activities:

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailboats
  • Windsurfing
  • Self propelled water craft are permitted (e.g paddle boats)

Prohibited Activities:

  • No water skiing
  • No personal watercraft (jet-skis)

Boat Launches Ramps

Most boat launches in Algonquin Park are designed for canoes or small motorized boats (where permitted) and are typically sand or gravel. Lake Opeongo's has a larger boat ramp facility suitable for larger boats as a result of motor restrictions.

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