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Canisbay Lake Campground

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Highway 60 at km 23.1, Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Huntsville, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went camping with 3 other ladies, we are in our 40, 50 & 60's had a awesome 2 nights at Canisbay Lake. Rental a Kayak from the Portage Store that delivered it at 8:30 am and picked it up the next morning at the same time. The bathroom facilities were flush not out house that was great for us and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely disappointed in my recent trip to Canisbay Lake on July 28th and 29th, had just got to the site and put up our tent. Than had to drive to Whitney to get supplies(because of small vehicle)for the two days. Got back unloaded car, than went to the Canisbay store office to get wood and ice, got back to our... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stay here on our way back from Ottawa because we loved the park so much and wanted to do some more hiking trails. We did not book a site and requested a non-reservable site. The receptionist gave us a list of all the sites available and gave us the option to choose between at least 20 campsites.... More

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Canisbay was our first Algonquin camping experience on Labour Day weekend 2013. We liked the long winding road into the campground and found the campsites to be a generous size and clean. We were far from the comfort station but flush toilets, water taps and vault toilets were all close at hand. I was nervous camping at Algonquin because I... More

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North Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This campground was beautiful and so easy to find! The staff were very friendly! The site we had was very roomy. We had a trailer along with a 6 man tent and still had tons of room. The beach area is beautiful, the lake is clean but very shallow. The bathrooms were amazing! So clean! Smelt clean! I was very... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed at Canisbay at the end of September 2013 after moving from Rock Lake campground which had very little privacy and sites close together. The trees were in full colour entering the campground and we stayed in a large, private site completely surrounded by colourful trees. It was so bright that when it rained one day, we thought the... More

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Burlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We stayed here Aug 19 - 21 on an electric site - 188. We have an old VW camper van and two tents so the big site with space for a large RV was very spacious for us. We arrived on Monday afternoon and found the campsite quiet, people very relaxed.. We took a stroll down to the beach which... More

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Toronto, Canada
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34 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed in the radio-free area over the long weekend and the noise level wasn't an issue. The campground is far away from Hwy 60 that we didn't hear any traffic. The privacy was also fine, as we weren't on the main path so pedestrian or car traffic were quite low. Our next door neighbour was at least 15m from... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Long story short: I took three children between six and nine mid-week at the end of September for their first real camping experience in the wilds of Algonquin. Canisbay Lake camp from a recommendation from a greatly experienced family camper. The weather cooperated. We were in site 77, which is in a radio and pet-free zone with no electric or... More

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Orillia, Ontario, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I completely agree with TT's review...we found the park very congested, noisy, and no where near as private as we had expected. I can only assume that the reviewers who have described this campground as "very private" have never stayed somewhere like Arrowhead. We have camped in many other provincial parks and would recommend any of them over Canisbay Lake.... More

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Address: Highway 60 at km 23.1, Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Algonquin Park
Also Known As:
Canisbay Lake Campground Hotel Algonquin Park
Canisbay Lake Campground Algonquin Park, Ontario

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