Sunday, August 6, 2017

Algonquin Sunday

We took a LONG drive into the interior of Algonquin Park today. The sign at the head of Achray Road says 72 km. It's a good 100 km. to the Observatory. We had a bit of confusion about the Observatory. There is a website devoted to that spot. There is supposed to be a nice spot there where you can get a meal. We approached a big stop sign and another sign which said entry was forbidden. So what gives on that eh?

Not too far past this is a small parking lot at an interior launch spot for canoeists. I never would have imagined there would be that many cars parked that far into the park!
It's lovely in there. This is the Petawawa River where it enters Traverse Lake. I sure wish we'd been able to see the Observatory.




There was a little beaver on the road, it slid down the embankment into this lovely pond. She was one of three playing there. 


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    1. Isn't it Joanne!!! Algonquin Park is one of Canada's great jewels. I am so lucky to live right on the doorstep.

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  2. Sounds like a nice drive at least.

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    1. A very nice drive. We are so lucky to live right on the doorstep of this beautiful park.

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  3. We sure do have some beautiful country here in Ontario. Thanks for sharing your nearish space.

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  4. I've never been that deep along that road.

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    1. We often wander off as far as we can possibly get on some of those back roads. Too much logging happening during the week to attempt that though. We have all noticed how nice the forest is looking with some selective cutting. Some people don't like the idea of logging in the park mind you.

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