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December 19, 2018
Please note that the park entrance is located at 2249 Northeys Bay Road, Woodview Ontario.

What You'll Like :

  • Largest known concentration of Indigenous rock carvings (petroglyphs) in Canada, depicting turtles, snakes, birds, humans and more; this sacred site is known as “The Teaching Rocks”
  • Visit the Learning Place Visitor Centre to discover the traditions of the Ojibway (Nishnaabe) people through the teachings of the medicine wheel
  • Visit bright blue/green McGinnis Lake – one of only a handful of meromictic (layers of water that don’t intermix) lakes in Canada
  • Great opportunities for wildlife viewing

Petroglyphs Operating Hours Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm (No vehicle access after 4:30pm. All vehicles must exit before gates close at 5:30pm). The park is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in the Spring and Fall with the exception of Holiday Mondays.

General Information

Size: 1643.00 ha
Year established: 1976
Park Classification: Cultural Heritage
2249 Northey’s Bay Rd.
K0L 3E0

2018 Operating Dates


To see 2019 operating dates please view full parks listing.

Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Petroglyphs May 11, 2018 to October 8, 2018