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Algonquin - Bat Lake Trail


Ontario's Algonquin Park is known for its majestic beauty its many trails, campsites, nature, hiking, biking and canoeing opportunities. The Bat Lake Trail is a looped trail, and is moderate in difficulty.

This hike will introduce you to the park's basic ecology. Along the trails is a beautiful hemlock stand, a fine lookout and acidic Bat Lake. The hike is 5.6 kilometers long and will take 2.5 hours to complete.

This trail visits several widely differing forest ecosystems, including a grove of large hemlock trees and an extensive bog. There is also a lookout with an excellent view. This trail passes through hardwood and coniferous forest including a large hemlock grove.

General Algonquin ecology is discussed in the trail guide.

For more information on trails or to view a trail video by activity please go to the OTC Youtube Channel

An interesting and informative personal journal can be accessed at Bob & Diana McElroy's Bushlog


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