Tim River Access Point (#2) Accesspoint


At Emsdale on Highway 11, turn east and follow Highway 518 for 8 kilometres to the village of Kearney. Then continue on Highway 518 for 14.4 kilometres and turn right onto the Forestry Tower Road. Follow it for 19 kilometres to the access point on the Tim River. Tim Lake, inside Algonquin Park, is 2 kilometres downstream (east). Latitude and longitude of Access Point: 45.740064°, -79.060106°


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Backcountry Permits

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Water Levels

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Related Information


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