Enjoy your vacation or adventure outing at Whitepine Cottage located in The Pinecone Forest Nature Sanctuary on the banks of the York River near Algonquin Provincial Park. Nestled among towering red and white pines, this very private, four-bedroom cottage on the Upper Conroy Rapids is the ideal retreat for those wishing to escape the hectic pace of city life.
Whether relaxing on the deck to the sounds of the rushing water and wind in the trees, lounging in the cool water in one of many river pools, hiking the surrounding forest trails, or taking to the water with either kayak or canoe, Whitepine Cottage is the perfect spot to wile away the lazy days of summer.
Whitepine Cottage is also the perfect place to re-energize your creative side--whether you are a writer, painter or photographer, you will find no shortage of subject matter for inspiration.
Available from May 1 to October 31. Week long bookings preferred through July and August. Minimum stay for long weekends is 3 nights.
NO PETS -- NO MOTORBOATS OR JET SKIS -- NO FISHING -- NO HUNTING.
Book your vacation early to avoid disappointment.
Canoe the York River and the placid waters of Conroys Marsh from our convenient landing on Pinecone Bay. Canoeists will experience the serenity of the river and the tranquil beauty of the marsh with its many hidden lakes and waterways. Conroys Marsh abounds with wildlife viewing and birding opportunities, especially in the early morning and evening hours, The surrounding pre-cambrian mountains create the perfect back-drop for this hidden, magical treasure of the Madawaska Valley.
Trips can vary in length, depending on ability and route, but most trips typically take from 3-4 hours. Whether using one of our canoes or kayaks, or paddling your own, we are here to assist you with your wildlife-viewing adventure from start to finish.
Minimum stays through July and August are 7 days, from Saturday to Saturday.
Minimum stay for long weekends is 3 nights (outside of July and August).
Over 7 people, there is a per person/per night fee of $25.
Please inquire for availability and more information.
Enjoy 1/2 mile of river frontage on the York River. Whitepine Cottage is tucked away in a very private setting on the Upper Conroy Rapids. Relax on the riverside terrace, sunbathe on the warm sand, swim in the refreshing waters, experience a full body massage in the swirling waters, or meditate on one of the many huge boulders in the river. Great for the whole family--young and old.
There is a public beach with picnic tables and shelters on a small lake 3 miles away on Foster's Lake. The water is warm and shallow, ideally suited to families with young children looking for an afternoon outing.
Guided adventure tours and forest walks on request