Bob & Diana McElroy
Bush Log & Notes
Some hints and suggestions for exploring Eastern Algonquin Park. These pages are presented in the spirit of "this is what we did" rather than "this is what you should do".
Trip Logs (this century)
Our recent trip logs. (Shorter, easier trips that befit our age.)
Trip Logs (last century)
Our vintage trip reports. Our most extensive exploration of Algonquin Park was during the '70s and '80s. The trip reports presented here are for those for which we have sufficient notes and slides.
Day Trips (by canoe)
Accounts of some short short trips (that at least start by canoe) and can be completed in a single day provided you can get to the start point at a reasonable hour.
Day Trips (by land)
Accounts of some hikes and drives that can be completed as a day trip.
Pages related to the geology of the Algonquin dome and upper Ottawa Valley.
Tom Thomson spent the summer of 1916 stationed at Achray as a fire ranger. Several of his painings are of Grand Lake and vicinity -- most famously, The Jack Pine -- but others as well.
Pages focusing on traces of the past
The green world
Pages about or based on maps. (Note that the pages Algonquin Route Planner and Algonquin Gazetteer will have reduced functionality until an open source substitute for google maps can be implemented.)
Some creatures that you might meet out there
No matter what the classification system, there are always a few pages that just don't fit. These are collected here.