Killarney Lodge in Algonquin Park, Ontario

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    Killarney Lodge is set on a peninsula surrounded by the Lake of Two Rivers in the heart of Algonquin Park in some of Canada’s most beautiful and pristine wilderness. Accommodation is in comfortable private lakeside log and pine cabins decorated in a charming Canadian country style. Each cabin has its own canoe and resident chipmunks at the door. A lovely family retreat.

      The log cabins at Killarney are the quintessential Canadian experience and are a real treat deep in the heart of Ontario’s most famous wilderness. Algonquin Park provides over 7,700 square kilometers of forests, lakes and rivers of unspoiled beauty. The sound of the loons drifting over the lake, a moose taking a leisurely stroll through the lily pads, a beaver building a dam or any of the many other spectacular sights provide memories to last a lifetime. Relax in your private lakeside cabin or by the fire in the lodge lounge. Each cabin is decorated in a comfortable, Canadian country style and rates include three meals daily and your own canoe. In keeping with the quiet nature of Killarney Lodge, there are no radios, televisions or telephones in the cabins. As Killarney is deep in Algonquin Park, canoeing plays a big part of daily life at the lodge. Families can paddle across the lake, take a picnic and find the many hiking tails to explore and discover. Bikes are also available to rent and there is a safe sandy beach for younger children. Guided canoe trips and complete outfitting packages for single or multi-day canoe trips are easily arranged and come complete with guide, canoe, food and camping supplies. Killarney makes a great combination with a family holiday that includes Toronto and Niagara Falls.

    Essentials

    The Important Stuff:
    Check-In /Check-Out Times Cabins are ready for check-in between 2 and 4 p.m., but you’re welcome to arrive earlier for lunch. Please check out of your room by 1 p.m and then feel free to linger. All meals are included during your stay Our friendly staff will prepare a scrumptious picnic lunch so that you can explore algonquin park without having to return to Killarney for a midday meal.

    Check-in Day: Any Day

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    Amenities

    • Quiet ~ Radio, TV and phone-free cabins
    • Waterfront steps from your cabin
    • Personal canoes by your cabin
    • Three delicious meals daily are included
    • Cabin heating for those cooler nights
    • Spacious cosy Lounge to read, relax play games and enjoy the log stove
    • Complimentary hot beverages, fruits and homemade cookies available 24/7
    • Tuck Shop for snacks, drinks, ice and peanuts for chipmunks and squirrels
    • Parking alongside your cabin
    • Waterside deck and boat dock to enjoy the spectacular lake views.

    Sleep Arrangements:
    One-Bedroom Cabins Have a bedsitting room and full bath; king or queen-size beds accommodating up to 3 adults and 2 young children. Please advise us if you prefer two beds. Many cabins have an additional single bed or sofa bed. Two-Bedroom Cabins Have a bedsitting room and a second bedroom, king and queen beds, and full bath accommodating 4 – 5 adults or a family. Please advise us if single beds are required.

    Stuff for Kids

    There is a safe, sandy beach which is good for younger children. Please note that there is not any specific activities or babysitting laid on for children. However, the experience of being at the lodge and deep in Algonquin Park is wonderful for children.

    Things To Do

    Outdoor & Active:
    At Killarney Lodge and in Algonquin Park, whether you are looking to be active or rest and relax, there’s something for everyone. Hiking Take a leisurely walk and explore the surroundings. For the more adventurous, hike one of the Park’s many trails offering spectacular views. There are 15 self-guided trails with various locations and lengths. Each trail is designed to explore a different aspect of the Algonquin Park environment and is marked for easy navigation. At each trailhead, there is an interpretive guide booklet for your appreciation of the trail’s points of interest. Biking Bring your own trail bike or rent one from the nearby Lake of Two Rivers Store and ride two great bicycle paths. One is the rugged Minnesing Trail the other is at Mew Lake. The latter is an easy ride on an abandoned railway bed from the now-defunct Ottawa, Arnprior and Parry Sound Railway. Canoe Each cabin has its own canoe. Paddle across the lake, portage and explore Algonquin Park in this very traditional, very Canadian way. Wildlife Observe moose, beaver, fox, loons, turtles, deer, ducks and other wildlife in their natural environment. Be sure to bring your camera and binoculars. Take a short paddle ride, or set off for a day long adventure by canoe with a delicious packed lunch.

    Nearby:
    About Algonquin Park Algonquin Park, the first provincial park in Ontario, protects a variety of natural, cultural, and recreational features and values. As one of the largest provincial parks, Algonquin Park is biologically diverse with more than 1,000 vascular plant species and more than 200 vertebrates that breed within its boundaries. The Park contains numerous historical and archaeological resources and has inspired more than 40 books, 1,800 scientific papers, a dozen films, a symphony, and the art of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven. It also provides many opportunities for visitors to appreciate the Park’s natural setting while enjoying numerous recreational activities.

    Local Restaurants:
    All meals are included during your stay Our friendly staff will prepare a scrumptious picnic lunch so that you can explore algonquin park without having to return to Killarney for a midday meal.

    Getting There

    Closest City & Distance:
    Killarney is about 300 km North or Toronto and 260 km West of Ottawa

    Getting there:
    From Ottawa: Follow Hwy. 17 West until you arrive at Renfrew. Drive through Renfrew and follow signs directing you to Hwy. 60. Follow Hwy 60 West until you reach Algonquin Park. Killarney Lodge is approximately 30 kms past the East Gate on the Lake of Two Rivers; a left-hand turn. Look for the billboard on the highway on your left, and this is where you’ll turn. Driving time will be about 3 hours from Ottawa to the Lodge. From Toronto: Follow Hwy 401 East or West to Hwy 400 North towards Barrie. After Barrie (around an hour) where the road splits, take Hwy. 11 North towards North Bay until you reach Huntsville. Just through Huntsville, exit onto Hwy 60 East signs for Ottawa and Algonquin Park) Follow Hwy. 60 East into Algonquin Park and on to Killarney Lodge. The Lodge is on Hwy. 60 at Lake of Two Rivers, just over 32 km. inside the park from the West Gate.

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