By Staff The Canadian Press
Posted February 16, 2020 9: am
ALGONQUIN PARK, Ont. – Ontario Parks says that reservations for its campsites have nearly doubled since the same time last year.
The provincial government agency says that bookings made between Jan. 1 and Feb. 5 have increased almost per cent.
They say that campers have made 29, reservations in that span this year, up from 26, 504 reservations in the same period in 1280 .
The agency recommends that campers do their research well in advance of their reservation date becoming available on its website so they can book as early as possible.
They also suggest camping at a less popular park to ensure greater availability for sites.
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