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Canisbay Lake Campground

Highway 60 at km 23.1, Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada
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Eden, New York
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Hydro 217. It was HUGE, our 26' Toy Hauler fit very nicely with more than enough room for a even bigger camper. We were across from flush toilets and laundry (very convenient & very nice facilities). We parked our truck across the front of our site for more privacy, although the convenience trumped all. You will need... More 

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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Canisbay campground for our time Sept19 to 27th/15. It was our annual fall colour trip and we have usually stayed at Mew Lake but got shut out this year. While the fall colours were late this past fall finding Canisbay was a nice surprise. Check in was a breeze & staff were friendly & informative. We were across... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I stayed at Algonquin's Cannisbay campground for two days mid-week in early October. Peak colours were peak. The campground was quiet as only about 20% of the sites were booked - benefit of mid-week camping. Cannisbay is a very good campground. Sites are more than adequate and properly spaced to allow some reasonable privacy. Washrooms were clean and heated. Park... More 

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Kontich, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

When visiting Algonquin, the absolute best place to stay when camping is one of the PP's campgrounds. Canisbay is one of the campgrounds being open for a longer period than other campgrounds. You are always close to the lake, even while you are staying in a forest environment. Wildlife is in the area, even when you not always encounter them.... More 

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Burlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Stayed here mid - September 2015 , following a previous trip 3 years ago. Booked at the last minute and there were only 2 hydro sites left. We got site #205 which is close to the Vault toilet. Were a bit concerned but actually it was fine. Firstly the site entrance was round the corner from the toilet and not... More 

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Ghent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

When we booked some months before our arrival there were no other options left in this park for our rented 30ft RV. When you book you also have more information of the privacy,... We found it to be accurate. We had spot 177 which is close to a very clean sanitary block and that is secluded just from the main... More 

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France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Very large campsite, crowded by family/group of friends yelling all night, probably trying to compete with the loud music that each group was listening...each camping spot very close to the others. Guards of the campsite are very annoying, coming at you in a suspicious way whenever they see you our of your camp spot, even if it is just to... More 

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Wonderful campground with fairly secluded sites. There are number of sites were radios and pets are forbidden which makes the camping experience more enjoyable. The call of the loons at night and the howling wholes in the distances make the place quite memorable.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

As in another review I wrote on Canisbay, it is without a doubt one of the better camping experiences in the park. Private (mostly) sites, nice beaches and canoe outfitters come to the campground if you don't have your own but our last 2 camping trips - 10 days in July and another 10 in August - really left my... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is my favourite campground in Algonquin. We stay here every year. The campsites are secluded. The day use has a nice clean beach with spectacular views. The washrooms are always clean and facilities in perfect shape. You can hear loons at night and almost year we have heard wolves howling. I cant say enough about this place!

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