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November 2021  
November 29, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Ended for Mew Lake Campground
November 2, 2021 Blue-green Algae Bloom Advisory Ends for Lake of Two Rivers
November 1, 2021 Public Notice and Opportunity for Comment: New Trailer Dump and Fill Station and Entrance Road to Canisbay Lake Campground
November 1, 2021 Meet Photographer Jason George on November 6, 2021
November 1, 2021 The Friends of Algonquin Park Double Your Discount Sale Begins
November 1, 2021 Winter in Algonquin Park
   
October 2021  
October 30, 2021 Final Night for Backcountry Canoeing Reservations in 2021
October 22, 2021 Algonquin Park Fall Colour Reports End for the Season
October 15, 2021 The Friends of Algonquin Park Double Your Discount Sale Coming November 1 to 7, 2021
October 15, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Ended for West Gate
October 13, 2021 Advisory: Blue-green Algae Bloom at Lake of Two Rivers
October 12, 2021 Advisory: Big Game Hunting/Harvesting for Moose and White-tailed Deer - October 12, 2021 to January 15, 2021
October 12, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Fall Colour Images
October 8, 2021 Day Use Permits Sold Out for Highway 60 Corridor for October 11, 2021
October 7, 2021 Day Use Permits Sold Out for Highway 60 Corridor for October 9 and 10, 2021
October 6, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Fall Colour Images
October 5, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for West Gate
October 3, 2021 Day Use Permits Sold Out for Highway 60 Corridor for October 3, 2021
October 2, 2021 Red Maple and Sugar Maple Fall Colours at Peak
October 2, 2021 Purchase Your Copy of Trees of Algonquin Provincial Park
October 1, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Fall Colour Images and Report
October 1, 2021 Special Art Exhibit: "Mystery of the Park" Until October 31, 2021
October 1, 2021 Day Use Permits Sold Out for Highway 60 Corridor for October 2, 2021
   
September 2021  
September 30, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Ended for Rock Lake Campground
September 29, 2021 Red Maple and Sugar Maple Fall Colours Near Peak
September 25, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rock Lake Campground
September 24, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Fall Colour Images and Report
September 21, 2021 Algonquin Story - Back in Print
September 20, 2021 Algonquin Park Fall Colour Images
September 19, 2021 Rain Lake Road Closure September 27 to October 12, 2021
September 18, 2021 Hardwood Lookout Trail Closed for Weekend
September 16, 2021 New Book Released by The Friends of Algonquin Park: Douglas Pimlott and The Preservationists in Algonquin Provincial Park (1958-1974)
September 15, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Fall Colour Images
September 14, 2021 Algonquin Park Fall Colour Reports Begin
September 11, 2021 Hardwood Lookout Trail Closed for Weekend
September 7, 2021 Fall (Autumn) in Algonquin Park
September 1, 2021 Mew Lake Campground Comfort Station Reopens
September 1, 2021 Advisory: Big Game Hunting in Eyre, Clyde, and Bruton Townships - September 1 to November 30, 2021
   
August 2021  
August 30, 2021 Lake of Two Rivers Campground Comfort Stations Reopen
August 30, 2021 Closure of Mew Lake Campground and Lake of Two Rivers Campground Comfort Stations Until Further Notice
August 14, 2021 Tea Lake Campground and West Gate Boil Water Advisories Ended
August 14, 2021 Theatre at the Algonquin Park Visitor Centre Reopens
August 14, 2021 Rock Lake Campground Beach A and Lake of Two Rivers Picnic Ground Beach Reopen for Swimming
August 11, 2021 Lake of Two Rivers Picnic Ground Beach Posted as Unsafe for Swimming
August 11, 2021 Rock Lake Campground Beach A Posted as Unsafe for Swimming
August 11, 2021 Mew Lake Campground Beach Reopens for Swimming
August 9, 2021 Employment Opportunity: Seasonal Museum Technicians - September/October 2021
August 6, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Ended for Algonquin Art Centre
August 3, 2021 Report Your Common Loon Sightings in Algonquin Park
August 2, 2021 Mew Lake Campground Beach Posted Unsafe for Swimming
August 1, 2021 Reminder: Public Wolf Howls Cancelled for 2021
   
July 2021  
July 31, 2021 Special Art Exhibit: Wild About Algonquin
July 30, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for West Gate and Algonquin Art Centre
July 30, 2021 Lake of Two Rivers Picnic Ground Beach Reopens for Swimming
July 28, 2021 Canisbay Lake Campground Day Use Beach Reopens for Swimming
July 26, 2021 Reminder: Meet the Researcher Day Cancelled for 2021
Juy 23, 2021 Whitefish Lake Group Campground Now Open After Ontario Moves to Step Three of COVID-19 Restrictions
July 21, 2021 Lake of Two Rivers Picnic Ground Beach Posted Unsafe for Swimming
July 21, 2021 Lake of Two Rivers Campground Beach Reopens for Swimming
July 21, 2021 Canisbay Lake Campground Day Use Beach Posted Unsafe for Swimming
July 19, 2021 Reminder: Wakami Wailers Concert Cancelled for 2021
July 19, 2021 Reminder: Loggers Day Cancelled for 2021
July 16, 2021 Algonquin Park Visitor Centre Exhibits and Viewing Deck Reopen
July 16, 2021 Whitefish Lake Group Campground Reservations Now Open, Camping Reopens July 23, 2021
July 16, 2021 Algonquin Logging Museum Exhibits Reopen
July 16, 2021 Ontario to Moves to Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen
July 14, 2021 Free Day Use in Algonquin Park on Friday (July 16)
July 14, 2021 Lake of Two Rivers Campground Beach Posted Unsafe for Swimming
July 10, 2021 Boil Water Advisories Ended for East Gate, Rock Lake Campground, and Raccoon (Coon) Lake Campground
July 9, 2021 Ontario to Move to Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen on July 16, 2021
July 7, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for East Gate
July 5, 2021 Boil Water Advisories Continued for Mew Lake Campground, Lake of Two Rivers Campground, Two Rivers Store, Algonquin Logging Museum, Rock Lake Campground, and Raccoon (Coon) Lake Campground
July 5, 2021 Boil Water Advisories Ended for East Gate, West Gate, Tea Lake Campground, Highway 60 Trailer Sanitary Station, Kearney Lake Campground, Lake Opeongo Access Point, and West Gate.
July 1, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Kearney Lake Campground and Lake Opeongo Access Point
   
June 2021  
June 30, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Tea Lake Campground
June 28, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Raccoon (Coon) Lake Campground
June 28, 2021 Employment Opportunity: Algonquin Park Archives Collections Intern
June 28, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rock Lake Campground
June 27, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for the Highway 60 Trailer Sanitary Station
June 25, 2021 Low Water Advisories Issued for Backcountry Canoe Trippers
June 25, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Ended for Rock Lake Campground
June 25, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for West Gate and East Gate
June 24, 2021 Ontario to Move to Step Two of Roadmap to Reopen on June 30, 2021
June 21, 2021 Common Loon Sightings Wanted from Algonquin Park
June 19, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Algonquin Logging Museum
June 18, 2021 Naturalist-led Discovery Programs Announced for June and July, 2021
June 17, 2021 Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail Now Open, Except for the Callighen's Corners Loop (4th loop)
June 16, 2021 Algonquin Park Forest - Inspection of the 2021 Annual Work Schedule
June 16, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rock Lake Campground
June 16, 2021 The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks Announces Free Day Use in Algonquin Park for Father's Day (June 20, 2021)
June 16, 2021 Loggers Day and Wakami Wailers Concert Cancelled for 2021
June 15, 2021 Algonquin Park Climate Change and Fish Movements 5-Year Study on Smoke, Canoe, and Tea Lakes by the Harkness Laboratory of Fisheries Research
June 14, 2021 Employment Opportunity: Archives Clerk
June 14, 2021 Ontario Parks Announces the End of a Fire Ban for Algonquin Park
June 14, 2021 Algonquin Art Centre Opens for the Season
June 14, 2021 Dickson Lake and Hardy Bay of Lake Lavieille Reopen for Overnight Camping After Algae Related Closure
June 13, 2021 Low Water Level - Tim River Between Tim Lake and Rosebary Lake
June 12, 2021 Algonquin Logging Museum Reception Building and Trail Now Open
June 12, 2021 The Friends of Algonquin Park Fundraising Raffle Ticket Now Available
June 11, 2021 Camping Now Open in Algonquin Park
June 11, 2021 The Friends of Algonquin Park Bookstore and Nature Shop Now Open
June 11, 2021 Fire Ban in Effect for Algonquin Park
June 11, 2021 COVID-19 Update: What is Open and Closed in Algonquin Park
June 10, 2021 Rock Bass Family Fishing Day Cancelled for 2021
June 10, 2021 All Public Wolf Howls Cancelled by Ontario Parks for 2021
June 10, 2021 Extreme Forest Fire Danger Rating Continues in Algonquin Park
June 9, 2021 Drive-to and Backcountry Camping to Reopen June 11, 2021
June 7, 2021 Ontario to Move to Step One of Roadmap to Reopen on June 11, 2021
June 7, 2021 Seasonal and Commercial Day Use Permit Holders Must Now Register for Guaranteed Park Access - Online Permit Sales Pilot Project
June 7, 2021 Ontario Parks Changes Day Use Permit Sales for Visits to Algonquin Park - Online Permit Sales Pilot Project
June 3, 2021 Boil Water Advisory Issued for Mew Lake Campground, Lake of Two Rivers Campground, and Two Rivers Store
June 2, 2021 Forest Fire Danger Rating Declared Extreme for Most of Algonquin Park
   
May 2021  
May 27, 2021 Happy 128th Birthday Algonquin Park!
May 23, 2021 Celebrating 85 Years of the Harkness Laboratory of Fisheries Research
May 20, 2021 Overnight Camping in Algonquin Park to Reopen During Step One of Ontario's Road Map to Reopen
May 19, 2021 2021 Fish Stocking List Released
May 18, 2021 Ontario Parks Announces the Closure of Camping to June 2, 2021
May 13, 2021 Government of Ontario Extends the Stay-at-Home Order Until June 2, 2021
May 12, 2021 Lake Travers/Barron Canyon Road Closure at km 51 on May 19, 2021
May 10, 2021 Get Prepared for Black Fly Season - Fight the Bite!
May 5, 2021 Canoe Lake Backcountry Access Point Permit Office Now Open
May 4, 2021 Magnetawan, Kiosk, Kawawaymog, Basin, and Brent Backcountry Access Point Permit Offices Now Open
May 4, 2021 Sand Lake Gate Opens
May 3, 2021 Free Day Use in Algonquin Park - Monday to Thursday, May 1 to September 2, 2021
May 1, 2021 Ontario Parks Increases Algonquin Park Daily Vehicle Permit Fees
   
April 2021  
April 27, 2021 Two Algonquin Park Lakes Get New Names
April 27, 2021 Shall Lake Backcountry Access Point Permit Office Now Open
April 27, 2021 Lake Opeongo Backcountry Access Point Permit Office Now Open
April 22, 2021 Centennial Ridges Road Reopens from Winter Closure
April 17, 2021 Government of Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of the Stay-at-Home Order With Additional Restrictions Until May 20, 2021
April 16, 2021 Province of Ontario Prohibits Camping on Crown Land Until Further Notice
April 15, 2021 Fishing in Algonquin Provincial Park - Updated and Back in Print
April 10, 2021 Lake Opeongo Ice Out - Third Earliest Ice Out in 57 Years of Detailed Record Keeping
April 9, 2021 Public Notice and Opportunity for Comment: Rock Lake & Pog Lake Campground Bridges
April 8, 2021 Algonquin Park Birding Report - More Spring Migrants
April 8, 2021 The Friends of Algonquin Park Bookstore and Nature Shop to Close for In-Person Shopping for Ontario's Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order. Online Shopping and Curbside Pickup Still Available.
April 8, 2021 Ontario Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order Declared - Nearly All Algonquin Park Facilities Closed for 4 Weeks
April 2, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Ice Out Conditions
April 1, 2021 Developed Camping and Yurts to Close April 3, 2021 for Provincewide Emergency Brake Shutdown. Backcountry Camping Already Closed Until May 14. Day Use Remains Open.
April 1, 2021 COVID-19 Update: Government of Ontario Announces Provincewide Emergency Brake Shutdown Effective April 3, 2021
April 1, 2021 Watch the Latest Ice Out Images at Lake of Two Rivers
April 1, 2021 Spring in Algonquin Park
   
March 2021  
March 31, 2021 Final Day for the Algonquin Park Wild Bird Cam Live Stream Until December 2021
March 25, 2021 More Signs of Spring in the Algonquin Park Birding Report
March 24, 2021 Backcountry Camping Closure - April 1 Until May 14, 2021
March 21, 2021 Bookstore and Nature Shop at Visitor Centre to be Closed March 23, 2021 for Scheduled Power Outage
March 21, 2021 Algonquin Park Webcam and Wild Bird Cam Live Stream Interruptions Possible on March 23, 2021 for Scheduled Power Outage
March 15, 2021 Opportunity for Review and Comment: Draft Algonquin Park Forest 2021-2031 Forest Management Plan
March 15, 2021 Skating Rink at Mew Lake Campground Now Closed
March 15, 2021 Ski Trails Expected "Limited" for Remainder of Winter
March 14, 2021 Frank Kuiack - The Friends of Algonquin Park 2021 Directors Award Recipient
March 12, 2021 2022 Algonquin Park Naturalist Calendar - Back By Popular Demand!
March 12, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Birding Report - Signs of Spring
March 11, 2021 The Friends of Algonquin Park's Bookstore and Nature Shop at the Visitor Centre Reopens
March 11, 2021 Ontario Parks To Keep Visitor Centre's Museum Exhibits, Restaurant, Theatre, and Outdoor Viewing Deck Closed Until Further Notice
March 11, 2021 Mew Lake Campground Skating Rink Use Caution, Spring Conditions
March 11, 2021 Above Freezing Temperatures Close Fen Lake and Leaf Lake Ski Trails
March 10, 2021 Camping (Mew Lake Campground and Backcountry), West Gate and East Gate Reopen
March 8, 2021 Majority of Algonquin Park Increases to "Yellow - Protect" in Ontario's COVID-19 Framework
March 6, 2021 Ontario Parks Announces Winter Camping and Roofed Accommodation To Reopen Starting March 9, 2021
March 5, 2021 Majority of Algonquin Park to Increase to "Yellow - Protect" in Ontario's COVID-19 Framework on March 8, 2021
March 2, 2021 Algonquin Logging Museum Area Closed Until Late March for Red Pine Thinning
March 1, 2021 Current Snow Depth in Algonquin Park
   
February 2021  
February 25, 2021 Algonquin Park Employment Opportunities
February 23, 2021 Advisory: Log Truck Traffic on Opeongo Road
February 23, 2021 Update: Highway 60 Plowed and Unplowed Areas
February 22, 2021 Ontario Parks Closes Developed and Backcountry Camping in Algonquin Park Until March 9, 2021
February 21, 2021 Ontario Parks Announces Continued Closure of Developed and Backcountry Camping in Algonquin Park Starting Tomorrow
February 16, 2021 New Book Release by The Friends of Algonquin Park - The Last Forest Ranger: Algonquin Park Memories by Tom Linklater
February 14, 2021 Winners of The Friends of Algonquin Park's Fundraising Raffle Announced
February 13, 2021 Final Hours to Purchase Your Fundraising Raffle Tickets!
February 10, 2021 Ontario Parks Announces Camping and Most Facilities to Remain Closed Until February 22, 2021, Except Local Day Use
February 10, 2021 Majority of Algonquin Park Moves Into" Green - Prevent" COVID-19 Framework
February 9, 2021 Employment Opportunity: Seasonal Museum Technicians - Spring, Summer, Fall 2021
February 8, 2021 The Government of Ontario Announces that on February 10, 2021, the portions of Algonquin Park located in the Renfrew County and District Health Unit will move to "Green - Prevent" in Ontario's COVID-19 Framework
February 2, 2021 Time is Running Out to Get Fundraising Raffle Tickets!
February 2, 2021 Reminder: Algonquin Park's Winter in the Wild Festival Canceled on February 13, 2021 as per COVID-19 Restrictions
February 1, 2021 Current Snow Depth in Algonquin Park
   
January 2021  
January 27, 2021 Adopt An Algonquin Park Animal for Valentine's Day
January 22, 2021 Watch the Algonquin Park Wild Bird Cam Live Stream!
January 21, 2021 All Developed and Backcountry Camping Closed Until At Least February 11, 2021
January 20, 2021 Ontario Parks Announces Closure of All Camping and Roofed Accommodation as of January 21, 2021 to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
January 14, 2021 Ontario Emergency and Stay-at Home Order Declared Until At Least February 9, 2021: Algonquin Park COVID-19 Updates
January 12, 2021 Ontario COVID-19 Emergency and Stay-at Home Order Announced
January 11, 2021 Latest Algonquin Park Birding Report
January 6, 2021 Leaf Lake and Old Railway Ski Trails Open for Winter
January 4, 2021 West Gate and East Gate - Offices Closed, Self-Serve Fee Stations Open, Bathrooms Open
January 4, 2021 Update: Highway 60 Plowed and Unplowed Areas
January 4, 2021 Wolf Advisory Ended for a Portion of Highway 60
January 1, 2021 Fen Lake Ski Trail Opens for Winter
January 1, 2021 Current Snow Depth in Algonquin Park
   

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