Hay Lake Access Point (#16) Accesspoint

Location Location

From Highway 127, 9.9 kilometres south of Highway 60, follow the McRae-Hay Lake Road (gravel) west for 4.6 kilometres, keeping to the left, to the public boat launch on the east shore of Hay Lake. A 4 kilometre paddle brings you to the boundary of Algonquin Park. Latitude and longitude of Access Point: 45.383236°, -78.164693


  • Parking
  • Boat launch ramp

Backcountry Permits

Make a reservation for your backcountry camping permit up to 5 months in advance. Permits are only available online or via telephone.

Equipment Rental

Do you need to rent a canoe, tent, or other camping equipment? Find a business that can supply some or all of the required equipment for your backcountry trip.

Water Levels

Check for special advisories prior to your departure at Algonquin Park Advisories.

Related Information


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Special regulations for Algonquin's special fishery.