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Choosing when to visit Algonquin Park

Comber & Proctor - Canoe Trip - August 2011 (9)There is no right or wrong time to visit Algonquin Park, but deciding exactly when to book can depend on any number of factors including warm weather, wildlife, the best fishing, less busy periods etc.     The below chart outlines some of the top reasons visitors come to the Park and helps understand the ideal time to visit.    Visit our weather page for more information on what to expect during each of the four seasons.

 
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
Lake Trout Fishing
X
X
 
 
 
 
 
Brook Trout Fishing
 
X
X
 
 
 
 
Smallmouth Bass Fishing
 
 
X
X
 
 
 
Black flies
 
X
X
 
 
 
 
Moose Viewing
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Wolf Howling
 
 
 
 
X
X
 
Fall Colours
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
Highest Water Level
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lowest Water Level
 
X
 
 
X
 
 
Ice Out
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
Off Peak (less busy)
X
X
X
 
 
X
X
Peak (busiest)
 
 
 
X
X