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West GateWest Gate, Algonquin Park

General Description

The West Gate marks the western entrance to the Highway 60 corridor of Algonquin Provincial Park (km 0.0). Marked by two large flag poles and a large birch bark sign, this Park office provides information, permits, and bathroom facilities. The West Gate is also home to the Fen Lake Ski Trail. The eastern entrance of the Highway 60 corridor of the Park is marked by the East Gate.

Operating Hours & Dates

  • The West Gate is open year-round. For specific dates and operating hours see the Events Calendar. A self-serve fee station is available when the West Gate is closed.

Location Location Marker

  • The West Gate of Algonquin Park is at km 0.0 of Highway 60. The West Gate is 43.6 km east (on Highway 60) of the junctions of Highways 11 & 60 in Huntsville, Ontario.

Features & Amenities

  • Information Park information
  • Fees 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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