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East GateEast Gate at Algonquin ParkEast Gate, Algonquin Park

General Description

The East Gate marks the eastern entrance to the Highway 60 corridor of Algonquin Provincial Park. Marked by a large arch over Highway 60, this Park office provides information, permits, and bathroom facilities and is the administrative headquarters for the Park. The western entrance of the Highway 60 corridor of the Park is marked by the West Gate.

Operating Hours & Dates

  • The East Gate is open year-round. For specific dates and operating hours see the Events Calendar.


  • The East Gate of Algonquin Park is at km 55.8 of Highway 60. The East Gate is 5.4 km west (on Highway 60) of Whitney, Ontario.
  • Lat/Long: 45.537182,-78.264907

Features & Amenities

  • Information Park information
  • Fees Fees and Permits
  • Accessible Accessible facility
  • Toilets Flush toilets
  • First Aid First Aid
  • CFOA 102.7 FM Visitor Information Radio
  • No Smoking Non-smoking facility
  • Parking Parking
  • Telephone Public telephone

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