Red Deer Log Cabins and Campground
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- Pets allowed
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Another dry, albeit chilly start to the day but we were pleased that it looked as though we'd be able to get the tent packed away without too much worry about it being damp. We're off to Harriston today, which is a couple of hours west of Toronto, to stay with our lovely friend Joy who worked at Churchtown 20 something years ago.
After packing up the car we had a walk around Kearney Lake looking for ...
... behind schedule after yesterday's washout. The lodge and dam were pretty impressive but there was no sign of any wildlife apart from the usual chipmunks and squirrels warning us off their pinecones!
After the walk we headed to the Visitor's Centre as we needed to send some emails, especially to our friend Joy who we hoped to visit in the next couple of days and as yet we didn't know her address!
The Visitor's Centre had been ...
... that a table would be free so that we could warm up and drink hot chocolate to cheer ourselves up.
We changed in the "restroom" and sat with all the other miserable campers (apparently the weather has been like this for the last 5 days, nothing new to us Cornish natives but relatively unusual here). The day passed with several visits to the laundry room to use the dryer and many short walks hoping that some of the wildlife would brave the weather like ...
... for any signs of wildlife and within a few kilometres into the Park Tom thought he spotted a beaver. Nick did a quick u turn as soon as he was able and sure enough it was a beaver sat casually on a rock at the side of a beautiful lake. As we watched him, another one arrived and we spent a pleasant 20 minutes or so watching the two of them diving and swimming. What a great start to our few days in Algonquin. ...
Got our Timmies on our way out of Sudbury and continued on along Highway 17. Found a nice picnic pullout for breakfast, just after we had seen another Moose grazing close to the road. We got to Algonquin Park after lunch and arrived at the West Gate entrance. We talked to the information desk there and decided we would camp for the night as it only worked out to be an extra $10 to camp with the fees we had to pay anyway for a day pass. We chose to stay ...