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

General Information

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

2018 Operating Dates


Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Murphys Point May 11, 2018 to October 9, 2018
Murphys Point May 18, 2018 to October 7, 2018
Murphys Point December 9, 2017 to March 11, 2018
This park has a Friends Group
Learn to Camp is available at this park
Lifejacket lending program
Canadian Heritage Rivers System