At over 7,600 square kilometres, there’s plenty of space to enjoy the night sky at Algonquin, and the park draws amateur and professional astronomers from at-home and abroad. Evening programs begin at dusk every evening at the Outdoor Theatre between late June and Labour Day, and the park hosts an annual Star Party in June.
The nearby Georgian Bay area is a beautiful area to explore. Read about Franklin Beecham’s time in the town of Parry Sound and nearby Arrowhead Provincial Park in this post, which covers Franklin’s full trip along Lake Superior’s north shore.
There are three campgrounds to choose from in Algonquin Provincial Park.