Like Jeffrey's previous maps, they are free to download, and can be found at Jeffrey's Algonquin Maps. All he suggests in way of "payment" is to make a donation to one of his favorite Algonquin Park Causes; Something I hope everyone who ends up using the map does!
Additions to This Years Map Include: (as exerted from his web site)
- All portages now have their peak elevations located and numbered.
- All old tote roads and phone lines are marked (Should make for some fun exploring)
- Much more accurate and complete clearings, buildings, swamps, rapids, dams, falls, etc
- A slightly larger area (So that it now has a handy 4:3 ratio for wide format printing)
- The Big East R and the lower Barron Canyon canoe routes are no longer cut off
- The Ma-Da-Was-Ka R is shown to a much greater extent
- A UTM grid is now on the map (Handy for guessing distances as well as GPS use)
- More logging roads are shown (I don't yet have the data for all areas)
- The latitude/longitude grid is enhanced
- A variety of old bush trails are shown
- The age of most abandoned ranger cabins is shown (It should help you figure out the odds of if the various cabins are still standing)
- Contour lines are now shown
- A version of the map where you can enable and disable individual features is now available
I also understand that the map site that hosts the digital maps for downloading will soon be equipped with automated printing services where by the user can customize the portion(s) of the map they wish to have printed, and then for a nominal fee will be professionally printed and mailed to the purchaser; I'll be ordering my copy as soon as that service becomes available!
Mark my word, "Jeffrey's Algonquin Park Map" will eventually become the official map of the park; as it is simply too fantastic not to be!
Well done my friend!