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04-06-2009, 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by medicman View Post
We've been wilderness tripping in Algonquin since the early 80's and love the place. The north entrance point is less crowded, and had a diffenent caliber of people. Shame Hydro pulled the power to Brent when the railroad pulled the line thru the park. Jake, who runs the Algonquin outfitters north and the Brent store, is my kind of folk. The village is now mostly summer cottages with Jake running the generator supplying power and the store. Truely a wonder place!
The summer camp I went to/worked at for a long time sent several canoeing trips each year into Algonquin. But, by the time I was old enough for the longer trips they had switched to La Verendrye Wildlife Reserve in Quebec. If you haven't been, it's amazing.

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