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5-Day Family Adventure- Algonquin Park

"Canoe and lodge trip for families"

Driving Directions

Algonquin 5-Day Family Canoe Trip
Rendezvous at the VQ Canoe Outpost

From Toronto: Distance is 302km or approximately 3 ½ hours driving
  • Take highway 401 (east or west) to highway 400
  • Go north on highway 400 towards Barrie
  • At Barrie, follow signs for highway 11 north to North Bay.
  • Continue on highway 11 north past Huntsville to the town of South River.
  • Look for Boundary/Mountainview Rd Exist 282
  • Take this exit 2.5 km towards South River
  • Turn left onto Highway 124 (old Hwy 11) at the intersection beside the new high school (on your right) and follow for 2.5km

    At South River:
  • Turn right on Ottawa Avenue
  • Follow Ottawa Avenue east out of town. It will bend a number of times and you will travel past Swift Canoes, Tracs Outfitters and eventually over a bridge.
  • Once over the bridge, follow the road approximately 25-30 minutes
  • You will pass a few intersections including a road with a sign to Project Dare/Keep going straight!
  • This road takes you straight to our office at the Algonquin Park Access Point # 1 parking lot.

    From Ottawa: Distance is 430km or approximately 5 hours driving
  • Take highway 17 west to North Bay.
  • Travel south on highway 11 to the town of Trout Creek

    At Trout Creek:
  • Make a left at the General Store on Main St (going east).
  • Follow this road east of town; up a hill 1 km to Forestry rd. Turn right
  • Follow Forestry Rd about 11km to the first Y junction – stay right
  • At the second Y Junction 500 metres later, stay left.
  • Continue driving past Wendigo Lake/Project Dare and you will arrive at T junction and a stop sign
  • Turn left - This road takes you straight to our office at the Algonquin Park Access Point # 1 parking lot.

    GPS reference is 45.923028,-79.181879

    If you run into any problems, get lost, etc. please call our Toronto office at 416-486-3605

    Please aim to arrive for 12:15 pm.

    Don’t forget to tell us about any allergic, medical or dietary concerns that might affect your trip.

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    Driving Directions from the Algonquin Canoe Outpost
    to the Algonquin Log Cabin

    On Day 3 you will travel from the Algonquin Canoe Outpost to the Algonquin Log Cabin for the continuation of your trip:

  • The Log Cabin is located about 15 minutes driving from the Algonquin Canoe Outpost.
  • Return on cottage road toward South River.
  • About 4-6 km down the road to South River, you will come to an intersection where there will be a Wendigo Lake/Project Dare sign on your right and some electricity poles. Turn right at this road.
  • Follow the road for 5.6 km (past Wendigo Lake/Project Dare) to first left hand turn past Wendigo Lake/Proect Dare (approx 2.3km) There is an Algonquin Log Cabin sign on your left.
  • Make a left turn at this intersection and follow .8km to the Algonquin Log Cabin by:
    Following road to V - stay left (you will see a VQ sign as well as other cottage signs).
    Follow past white cottages – staying left
    Follow to Algonquin Log Cabin driveway.

    For GPS users- refer to:

    After hours Emergency telephone (416) 994-3605

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    Round Lake, Algonquin Park Access point #1
    South River, Ontario
    P0A 1X0

    Tel: (800) 794-9660
    Tel: (416) 486-3605
    Fax: (416) 486-3604

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