Potential Users

We pride ourselves on a rich history of hosting diverse projects and groups

The AWRS not only hosts wildlife research, but accommodates a wide variety of scientific researchers, educators, artists, natural history media, workshops, and many others. In addition to bunks and food, the AWRS can provide logistics, lab space, classrooms, and equipment for your initiative.


Looking to conduct research in Algonquin Park? Living at the Station means your field site is at your doorstep! You’ll also have meals cooked for you so you can focus on maximizing your field time.

Field Courses

Looking to run a field course? We host field courses focusing on a wide variety of natural history and environmental topics. Want to attend a field course at the Station? Check with your home institution or the OUPFB website to see what’s being offered.


Looking to teach a workshop at the Station? We often host professional development and special interest workshops related to natural history, science, and science communication. We’re always open to proposals for new workshops!

Media Crews

Looking to film a natural history subject? We can host your crew at the Station. We can also put you in touch with experts to inform your narrative and guide you to find your species of interest while you’re here.

Stay in the heart of Algonquin Park

The Station is a collection of rustic buildings operating as accommodations and work spaces.

Our Facilities

Find out more about what it’s like to stay at the Station


See our Rates

Learn more about our rates and membership options


Plan Your Stay

If you’re ready to plan your stay, please contact Kevin Kemmish, the Station Manager. Kevin can answer any questions and walk you through the steps to plan your stay, as outlined below. Every individual or group seeking permission to conduct research in Algonquin Park must submit a detailed outline of the proposed research to the Park through an online application process. Any commercial filming in the Park also requires a permit. If you are intending to utilize the AWRS grounds and facilities please inform the Station Manager before you submit a permit application to ensure that we have availability.

Once you’ve scheduled your stay, we’ll provide you with a guide specific to your group that outlines detailed information on your stay, including recommendations on what to pack.

What's around

We can help answer questions about what species and habitats are present around the Station, to help you decide if this area is right for your needs.

Check Availability

We’ll let you know what cabins and lab facilities we have available for your timespan of interest.

Obtain Permits

Whether you’re a researcher, a field course instructor looking to handle wildlife, or a media crew looking to film in the Park, we’ll help you understand what permits you need to acquire.

Safety Planning

Safety is our top priority. We can provide information about risks and recommendations to inform compliance with your home institution’s requirements.

We look forward to working with you!