Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Algonquin Provincial Park, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Algonquin Provincial Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Algonquin Provincial Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada by month

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January

In January, Algonquin Provincial Park is beyond freezing and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and sometimes jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Algonquin Provincial Park, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February in Algonquin Provincial Park can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows about half of the time.

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March

In March, Algonquin Provincial Park can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Algonquin Provincial Park, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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April

April in Algonquin Provincial Park is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Algonquin Provincial Park is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Algonquin Provincial Park is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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July

In July, Algonquin Provincial Park is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Algonquin Provincial Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Algonquin Provincial Park is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, Algonquin Provincial Park is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Algonquin Provincial Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November in Algonquin Provincial Park is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. It also snows regularly.

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December

December in Algonquin Provincial Park can be dangerously cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows about half of the time.

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Activities for Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Algonquin Provincial Park.

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