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Algonquin in Three Days: Magnetawan, Hambone, Daisy Lakes

  We arrived at Algonquin Park on a crispy morning with a bright blue sky. I was looking forward to disconnecting and using the time to enjoy nature.

Top 10 places to visit in Algonquin Park

I have been going to Algonquin Park for as long as I can remember. My parents were avid backcountry campers (my mom still is) and passed on a love of the outdoors to me. A few visits to the park a year, since I…

Algonquin in Three Days: Rock Lake, Penn Lake, Clydegale Lake, Madawaska River

I thought a backcountry Algonquin Trip was not in the cards this year, but guess what? I managed to squeeze one in.  If you would like to read some of my musings about Algonquin and the trip check out my guest post on the Algonquin…

Life lessons from the bush

Lost. The beautiful green forest quickly became terrifying. Trees in every direction and no obvious way out. I have camped as long as I can remember. And not campground camping with a tent pitched beside a car. Real backcountry camping. Camping taught many lessons…

Algonquin in Three Days: Cache, Madawaska, Head Creek, Head Lake

In July 2013, I decided on a birthday canoe trip. It was a short trip for my first time planning EVERYTHING on my own (our second trip in 6 days can be read about here).  I was hoping to find an “interesting” campsite, which…

Algonquin in Three Days: Ralph Bice, David, and Mubwayaka

I alluded to it in my last Algonquin post, but my Mom taught me most everything I know about camping. Really, when your first camping trip is in a baby carrier, how can you not learn a bit about backcountry camping? Coming off the…

GoPro and Algonquin Park

A trip report and photos of our last visit to Algonquin Park are still to come, but I thought it would be interesting to share the GoPro video I took. I hope everyone can experience a little bit of what is involved in backcountry…