Murphys Point

Murphys Point

What You'll Like :

  • Located on Big Rideau Lake, part of the historic Rideau Waterway
  • Silver Queen Mine, an early 1900s mica mine
  • Tours of the mine and other regular interpretive programs from end of June to Labour Day and fall weekends
  • Hiking trails groomed in the winter for skiing
  • Car and RV camping, group camping, backcountry camping (boat-in sites on the Rideau)
  • Great mix of wildlife habitat: forest, wetland, old fields and three lakes

Facilities and Activities summary




General Information
Size: 1238.78 ha
Year established: 1967
Park Classification: Natural Environment
2243 Elmgrove Road, R.R. 5
K7H 3C7
2020 Operating Dates


Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Murphys Point May 8, 2020 to October 13, 2020
Murphys Point May 15, 2020 to October 4, 2020
Murphys Point December 14, 2019 to March 8, 2020
This park has a Friends Group
Lifejacket lending program
Canadian Heritage Rivers System