Answer 1 of My son and I are looking to hike/camp for about 3 – 4 days. We will have everything to be self sufficient. Which are the best trails. Join Us As We Discover The Overnight Backpacking Trails That Algonquin Provincial Park Has To Offer. Highland Backpacking Trail, Algonquin Provincial Park: See 18 reviews, articles, and 23 photos of Highland Backpacking Trail, ranked No on TripAdvisor.

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The 35 Km hike around the long loop provides sufficient hills to challenge the legs and the pack-laden back.

We’re up for challenging pagk. To avoid this, plan for a 2 night, 3 day trip. The trail is moderate to challenging but well marked and kept. Reviewed November 16, Great campsites, epic lakes. Is there a recommended dress code for this place or activity?

If you are travelling during peak hrails it is recommend that you book in advance. Most hikers will want to take 3 nights, 4 days to complete this loop. If the second prediction is the case, would I only then have to purchase a camping permit for however many nights and that’s all?? The only potential problem is we were going to fly in, so no transportation to rent a canoe. I have not backpacked only hiked.

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Is this a place or activity you would suggest for families with kids? Do I need a passport? It offers a very unique hiking algonwuin. The site was the Permits traisl picked up at the Achray Campground office. Reviewed October 24, Really Amazing! For backpacking hopefully someone who has experience. I haven’t experienced the backpacking trails of Algoquin Park, Scott S, but I’d recommend you consider a canoe trip instead of a backpacking trip.


I agree that backpacking in Killarney would probably be more rewarding than in Algonquin. Reviewed May 4, It doesn’t get any better than this. Reviewed September 15, The short loop makes for a nice and challenging day hike. For more details about The Highlands, see Mark Highfield article from a aprk trip.

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Mizzy Lake is the exception in that it take 4 or 5 hours to complete. Is this place or activity suitable for all ages? The Highland backpacking trail offers a great introduction to hiking in Algonquin Park. Also see our video that highlights Faya Lake on the Highlands Trail.

Just wondering if the 30km loop is doable pxrk healthy people to take 2 nights to do the trail? Reviewed July 30, Great trail but take plenty of mosquito repellant!

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Ramona Lake has challenging water access but worst of all lots of frogs. It frails a total hit. I like Mizzy Lake especially with an early start because it can be busy, Track and Tower is also good as a hike. Powered by Weather Underground. I was looking for something more challenging and did the short loop of the Highland trail as a day hike. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. One of the more popular draws to the area bavkpacking the hiking trails.


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Nearby Attractions See all 49 nearby attractions. The Uplands offers 3 loops that measure in at 33km, 56km and 88km respectively. Fun for the whole family. We will have everything to be self sufficient.

Log in to get trip updates and message other travellers. What are the most popular tours in Algonquin Provincial Park? We had perfect hiking weather. My wife, dog traills me hiked this trail mid April knowing that the weather could have been hit or Response from DecoDoppler Reviewed this property. I have only done a day hike there but the backpacking backpackint reported as being excellent.

Reviewed July 30, Is this one of the best places or activities to watch the sunrise? Now that everyone is up to speed with the ins and outs of backpacking read: We may end up driving thereinstead. If you do end up backpacking, the Western Uplands trail system offers the largest range of routes and distances, but give it some thought.

With algonqun to 4 days you could certainly hike to Silver Peak and back, which is the highlight of the park’s backcountry. Once you have travelled through The Highlands and the Eastern Pines though, set your sights on these beautiful trails. Thanks again for albonquin the great ideas. Thanks for all the info folks!