We made it to our campsite and unloaded the heavily laden bikes.
In Algonquin there are 2 types of camping. There is the car camping within campgrounds close to Highway 60. They have comfort stations, maintained beaches, etc. Unfortunately, that is all that most Algonquin visitors see. But there is SO much more to see. The Highway 60 corridor gets a visitor in contact with only a very small section of the Park.
The other type of camping in Algonquin is experienced by canoe. This is how you really get to experience the beauty and the vastness of Algonquin. But it is hard work, there are no facilities, you have to carry on your back all you will need for days without seeing another person, etc.
I had discovered this particualr site by accident 2 years ago. It is a "backcountry" site and provides all the beauty, privacy, serenity, etc. of a canoe access only site. But it is close enough to a small gravel road that we can get here with our dual sport bikes.
So, we set up camp. Now we have bikes that feel remarkably light and agile. Perfect for heading further into the "Heart of Algonquin"...