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Issued: March 14, 2020 Updated: June 14, 2021

Algonquin Park COVID-19 Updates

NewCAMPING NOW OPEN: On May 20, 2021, the Government of Ontario announced a Three-Step Roadmap to Safely Reopen the Province including the reopening of camping during Step One which started on June 11, 2021. See below for details.

Government of Ontario Announcements

Best Practices


What is Open and Closed in Algonquin Park

Below is a list of what is open and closed in Algonquin Park related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Details are based upon announcements by the Premier of Ontario, Ontario Parks, and Algonquin Park. Watch this webpage for new information, frequent updates, and clarifications as they are announced. See Algonquin Park Advisories for additional closures and alerts.

Open Open

  • New Drive To Camping
    • All developed camping is now open.
      • Showers and laundry facilities open for 2021.
      • Trailer sanitary stations at km 35.6 of Highway 60 and at Rock Lake Campground
      • Yurts are open
      • Boil water advisories for some campgrounds check Algonquin Park Advisories
  • New Backcountry Camping
    • All backcountry camping is now open, including:
      • Canoeing
      • Backpacking
    • Only four drive-to Ranger Cabins are open (Rain Lake, Kiosk, Brent, Deputy Brent). All other ranger cabins are closed for all of 2021 by Ontario Parks.

Closed Closed

Algonquin Park Advisories - Current Alerts
See Algonquin Park Advisories for geographic locations of these closures and alerts.
  • Only four Ranger Cabins are open (Rain Lake, Kiosk, Brent, Deputy Brent). All other ranger cabins are closed for all of 2021 by Ontario Parks.
  • All other facilities normal closed at this time of year.

Special Events and Exhibits

Some events and exhibits have been canceled or postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting restrictions, while others are planned with modifications. See Special Events and Exhibits for details.


More About COVID-19

Staff of The Friends of Algonquin Park are employing best practices for health and safety in the workplace relating to this disease. We will continue to monitor this evolving situation, and will update this webpage as required.


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