With all of the heavy rain and melting snow, many roads and trails have become damaged. Ontario Parks issued a special bulletin for people headed to Algonquin Park over the course of the next while....
- Effective immediately, backcountry permits will not be issued for over-night camping. Day use in the backcountry is permitted in areas that are accessible. For backcountry (interior) reservations that currently exist, full refunds will apply. No penalty for cancellation or to change booking dates. More about backcountry reservations >
- Many access roads, trails, and campgrounds are either closed or inaccessible due to flooding, damage and/or snow cover. Several developed campgrounds are also on a boil water advisories. See the latest road, trail and campground closures >
- Lakes throughout Algonquin Park are expected to remain substantially ice covered through the weekend of April 27/28, 2013. See the latest ice out conditions >
Some of the developed camping spots along Hwy 60 are open, however with limited trail use. The park staff are monitoring the situation daily, and you can stay up to date on what is open and closed via their flooding status webpage.