We have what you need at Oxtongue…
We are very fortunate to have some essential shops located directly on the lake. We have a gas station, two convenience stores, canoe shop and outdoor sporting goods store with boat rentals. There is also one restaurant directly on the lake. A short drive of 5 min and within the small town of Dwight are further gift shops, bakeries, dining options, groceries, LCBO and other essential needs.
The only gas station on Oxtongue, Lobo’s also includes a convenience store for all of your essentials, as well as an outdoor scooped ice cream stand. Pizza will be coming soon. Open year-round, but closed winter holidays.
Parkway Cottage Resort is the last Trading Post Store before Algonquin Park’s west gate. It has a convenience store, with all your essentials covered including scooped ice cream and frozen meats. Its trading post includes moccasins, leather belts and jewellery. For locals it also has our mailboxes. Open year-round.
Algonquin Outfitters’ family of retail stores has a wide range of retail equipment to fuel your adventure including: technical clothing, outerwear and casual wear, road and mountain bikes, canoes, kayaks, camping gear, wake boards, waterskis and so much more. Since 1961, Algonquin Outfitters has been providing quality Algonquin Park back-country adventures for the entire family. They specialize in all-inclusive guided canoe trips, light weight canoe rentals and camping packages designed to suit your needs. Open year round.
Ontario’s premier paddling centre, Swift Canoe Company and Algonquin Outfitters is nirvana to many paddlers. It is here at Oxtongue Lake that both Swift Canoe Canoe Company and Algonquin Outfitters were born. Anything to do with canoeing or kayaking can be found here. If you are looking for a spot to test paddle, Oxtongue Lake is second to none. Swift handles the boat sales at this location. Open April to October.