Unleash Your Inner Adventurer on the Old Rail Trail in South Algonquin

Embark on an exhilarating journey along a fully accessible 40km trail following the magnificent Madawaska River in South Algonquin. Along the way, marvel at four breathtaking waterfalls and uncover side trails leading to awe-inspiring scenic lookouts.  Rail trails, once vital transportation routes for trains, have transformed into picturesque recreational paths that allow people to connect […]

Winter Hiking Wonders: Unveiling Algonquin Park’s Snowy Secrets

Adult woman wearing snow shoes with poles on a trail.

Get insider tips on winter hiking – especially winter hiking in Ontario Introduction to winter hiking Nestled in the heart of Ontario, Algonquin Provincial Park transforms into a winter wonderland each year, offering a unique escape for nature enthusiasts. While many associate hiking with the warmer months, I’ve found that winter hikes, especially with snowshoes, […]

The Eerie Echo of the Grand Trunk Railway

Abandoned railway in the autumn forest

Algonquin Accommodations – Legends Series  The Grand Trunk Railway, also known as the J.R. Booth Railway, was a historic railway line that once ran through Algonquin Park and South Algonquin.   This railway was known for its impressive infrastructure and engineering feats, and it played a significant role in the development of the region. With its advanced […]