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Coordinates: 44°56′28"N 77°12′20"W
The Bon Echo hut
is an alpine hut located in Bon Echo Provincial Park
Bon Echo Provincial Park is a provincial park in South Central Ontario north of Kaladar, Ontario, approximately 6 km north of Cloyne.Bon Echo features several lakes, including part of Mazinaw Lake, the second-deepest lake in Ontario...
on Mazinaw Lake
Mazinaw Lake is a lake in the Addington Highlands north of Kaladar in Eastern Ontario. The lake is situated on the upper Mississippi River. It has a perimeter of and averages in depth with a maximum depth of , making it the second deepest lake in Southern Ontario besides the Great Lakes. There...
Ontario is a province of Canada, located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province and second largest in total area. It is home to the nation's most populous city, Toronto, and the nation's capital, Ottawa....
. The hut is maintained by the Toronto Section of the Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada is a mountain club with a National Office in Canmore, Alberta that has been a focal point for Canadian mountaineering since its founding in 1906. The club was co-founded by Arthur Oliver Wheeler, who served as its first president, and Elizabeth Parker, a journalist for...
This is a day-use hut, with no sleeping facilities. It is equipped with propane powered lamps and stovetops, and a wood burning fireplace for heating and drying clothes. There are numerous tent sites on the property for use by Alpine Club members and guests during summer weekends.
Unlike most other alpine huts managed by the Alpine Club, the ACC owns the land on which the hut is built.
The hut can be reached by boat from the park's dock on Mazinaw Lake. It is a 3-4 hour drive from Toronto
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the largest city in Canada. It is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. A relatively modern city, Toronto's history dates back to the late-18th century, when its land was first purchased by the British monarchy from...