As the home of 12 Yurts, MacGregor Point is the "Yurt Capital of Ontario Parks!"

What is a Yurt?

A yurt is an eight-sided, 16 foot diametre, tent-like structure installed on a wooden deck floor. It can accommodate up to six people and is accessible by vehicle.

Twelve campsites in Algonquin Campground, Birch Boulevard loop are fitted with yurts. The comfort station in Birch Boulevard is open year round to accomidate winter campers.

What is included?
  • Each yurt is equipped with an entry deck, ramp and four clear vinyl windows (each with mosquito netting and a privacy flap) to provide cross-ventilation and natural light.
  • Electric heat, electric outlet and florescent lighting.
  • Chairs (at least 4), table and two sets of bunks to sleep six.
  • Fire pit, kitchen shelter, picnic tables, propane barbeque with a side burner.
  • Fire extinguisher and smoke detector.


People camping in yurts should bring their own:
  • personal belongings
  • sleeping bags or bedding and pillows
  • food coolers
  • cookstove
  • lantern for outdoor use
  • other camping gear (for example flashlight, axe, water container, matches, insect repellent, dish pan, tarp, extension cord, reading lamp).

Wood for your campfire may be purchased in the park at the Park Store.

Pets, cooking and smoking in yurts are prohibited. Pets are not allowed on yurt campsites.


The yurts at MacGregor Point are very popular. Reservations should be made in advance (up to 5 months) through the Ontario Parks website.

  • Three night minimum reservations on long weekends from Victoria Day to the Canadian Thanksgiving in October and
  • Two night minimum stays on weekends throughout the year.
  • In the off season (winter) we allow 1 night minimums in the from Sunday to Thursday.