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Fall Colours on Grand Lake

2019 October 09

We went for paddle from Achray to the top half of Grand Lake in Algonquin Park. The fall colours this year are amazing -- to the extent that our photos look fake. The day started off near 0C with mist, but turned into a gorgeous fall day, and only a slight breeze.

Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Quartz vein on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
The clear waters of Grand Lake in Algonquin Park
Fall Colours on Grand Lake in Algonquin Park

fall colours photo set

Achray Algonquin Park Grand Lake

Bog along the Achray Road

2019 September 20

We have long been intrigued by the bog near the intersection of the Achray Road and McManus Lake Road in Algonquin Park; it has a very boreal look. Here are some photos (with cotton grass).

Boreal looking bog near the intersection of the Achray Road and McManus Lake Road in Algonquin Park
Boreal looking bog near the intersection of the Achray Road and McManus Lake Road in Algonquin Park
Boreal looking bog near the intersection of the Achray Road and McManus Lake Road in Algonquin Park
Boreal looking bog near the intersection of the Achray Road and McManus Lake Road in Algonquin Park
Boreal looking bog near the intersection of the Achray Road and McManus Lake Road in Algonquin Park
Boreal looking bog near the intersection of the Achray Road and McManus Lake Road in Algonquin Park

photo set

Achray Road Algonquin Park McManus Lake Road

Otters

2019 September 20

On our paddle up the Barron River we encountered some otters. There were four in total. Here are some photos.

Otters
Otters
Otters
Otters

otters photo set

Algonquin Park Barron River

Low Water and Fall Colours on the Barron River

2019 September 20

We recently went on a short paddle on the Barron River in Algonquin Park. We wanted to examine Cache Rapids at the current very low water levels. It was a beautiful calm fall day. Here are some photos from that trip.

Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park
Low water and fall colours along the Barron River in Algonquin Park

photo set

Algonquin Park Barron River Cache Rapids (Barron River) Squirrel Rapids (Barron River)