A Provincial Park
in Northern Ontario
located on Highway 60
. Algonquin's area
spans across 7,725 square kilometre
s ( 4797.225 mi) and is home to hundreds of species of wildlife
. It is not rare to see Moose
up close here.
Algonquin Park inspired Tom Thomson
and The Group of Seven
, as well as 40 published author
s and uncounted artist
s to reflect
with their talents.
Algonquin's history dates back to the 1800s when the area was being used for logging
. The park was officially reserved
as a wildlife sanctuary
Algonquin allows people to explore nature
in several different ways depending on their budget
ship such as:
I like to take a topographical map
and a compass
to explore the abandoned railroad
s that are within the park.