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Driving time

by bradnie Online Now Mar 4, 2007 at 1:03 PM

Trying to calculate the driving time in a car from Huntsville to the West Gate.
Anyone have the time.
Thanx

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    RE: Driving time

    by vtveen Online Now Mar 5, 2007 at 12:49 AM

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    by mim95 Online Now Mar 5, 2007 at 3:01 PM

    I think you should be there within 30 - 45 min. I can't remember exactly.

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    by CdnJane Online Now Mar 7, 2007 at 8:31 PM

    Think its about 45 minutes... depends too what the traffic is like, and weather, and if any wildlife is giving anyone heartfailure! One of the last times I was up that way, about 5-10 minutes east of Huntsville a deer almost hit the car in front of me - just bounded out of nowhere! The deer was ok, the driver had no chance to even react, it had happened so fast... it was scary! Then I saw another deer contemplating doing the same thing to me!

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    by mim95 Online Now Mar 8, 2007 at 6:33 AM

    Yeah, Jane, that is certainly a close call. I saw a similar incident a few years ago. It was at night and I saw something ran quickly in front of the car in front of us. Then a pair of reflecting eyes looked at us. Had the deer ran across a sec later, it would have been hit.

    Do stay within the speed limit when driving in the country roads up there.

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    RE: RE: Driving time

    by vtveen Online Now Mar 8, 2007 at 7:42 AM

    Would Huntsville be a good destination for a (one night) stay to visit Algonquin Provincial Park next day ??
    Or is it possible to find accommodation in the park ??

    Any recommendations ??

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    by mim95 Online Now Mar 8, 2007 at 7:47 AM

    Depends on what your budget is. Yurts (a tent structure with bunk beds, heat and light) must be booked months ahead as there are only a few of them. At the higher end, there are some inns inside the park. They are certainly more centralized than staying in Huntsville. Of course, the cheapest way is camping. I have more info about accomodation in my Algonquin page.

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