Situated between Ottawa River and Georgian Bay in Ontario, Algonquin Park is the oldest provincial park in Canada. It was established in 1893 and is known as the Gem of the Ontario Parks System. In the list of Canada’s most priceless national parks, Algonquin Park is second and is only behind Banff National Park.
Algonquin Provincial Park has over 80000 visitors every year. It was known as the National Historic Site of Canada in 1992 after its heritage values were recognized, including the way it inspired artists, development of the park management and visitor interpretation programs. These values were later adopted by provincial and national parks across the country and