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Yurts in Algonquin Park

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Yurts are eight-sided, tent-like structures are mounted on a wooden deck floor and offer electric heat. These structures can sleep up to 6 people, are accessible by vehicle at the Mew Lake Campground and Achray Campground and are suitable for camping year round.

Yurt Locations

Yurt Features & Amenities

  • accommodate up to 6 people
  • bunk beds (2 sets, each with single and double bed, and a vinyl-covered futon mattress)
  • electric heat and one electrical outlet (110V) [not available at Achray Yurt]
  • fluorescent lighting
  • campsite with a 15A and 30A receptacle [not available at Achray Yurt]
  • table with 6 chairs and indoor shelving unit
  • propane barbecue for outdoor use only (propane supplied) [May to Thanksgiving only]
  • cooking utensils, cutlery, dishes, glasses, kettle, pots [Mew Lake Campground Yurt only (not the Achray Campground Yurt), May long weekend to Thanksgiving only]
  • outdoor fire pit and picnic table
  • fire extinguisher and smoke detector

What should you bring?

  • sleeping bag/bedding, pillow
  • personal items
  • clothing suitable for the time of year (e.g., rain gear, cold-weather clothing)
  • food, coolers with ice
  • cook stove, lantern and fuel (for outdoor use only)
  • cooking and dining necessities (when staying at yurt at Achray Campground, and when at Mew Lake Campground yurts in the off-season)
  • camping gear (e.g., flashlight, axe, fire starter, matches, insect repellent, water container, tarp, camping chairs, etc.)
  • extension cord

Special Rules for Yurt Camping

  • maximum of 6 people allowed
  • two vehicles allowed on sites with yurts at Mew Lake Campground
  • one vehicle only is allowed on the yurt site at Achray Campground
  • cooking, open flames, and smoking are not allowed in yurts
  • pets are not allowed in yurts, or on the site (except Yurt 62 at Mew Lake Campground)
  • Tents, trailers or RVs are not allowed on a site with a yurt

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