News Dogs Soon to be Allowed in Select Algonquin Park Cabins And Yurts SHARE ON: Mathew Reisler, staff Tuesday, Oct. 8th, 2019 Sign at the entrance of Algonquin Park (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Starting in April 2020, 14 cabins and yurts at various Ontario Parks will allow dogs – including at Mew Lake campground in Algonquin Park. If you’re lucky enough to get Yurt 62 in the park, you will be allowed to bring your four-legged friend along for the trip. It will cost an additional $20 to bring your dog along, with a limit of two dogs. “Some of our campers have medical conditions that prevent them from sharing spaces with pets,” Ontario Parks explains as to why all roofed accommodations aren’t dog-friendly. They add that others just want to enjoy a dog-free camping trip. They also point out that people with allergies will be looked after and won’t be put near a space that allows dogs. If you’re already planning a trip for once the change comes into effect, Ontario Parks has some rules in place: keep dog food stored in the roofed accommodation or in your car make sure your dog is housetrained and that you clean up after it keep your dog on a leash at all times when outside do not leave your dog alone in the cabin or yurt It’s noted that this rule only affects dogs. No other pets are permitted under this change. A list of the other cabins and yurts that now allow dogs is available on Ontario Parks’ website.