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Murphys Point

Murphys Point

2021 Operating Dates Legend
Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Murphys Point May 14, 2021 to October 12, 2021
Murphys Point May 21, 2021 to October 3, 2021
Murphys Point December 11, 2020 to March 14, 2021

Facilities and Activities summary

Before you visit: check what facilities/activities are available and pack what you need (e.g. water, snacks, mask/face covering, and hand sanitizer). Postpone your visit if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been asked to isolate.

Please note winter activities are weather dependent, please check the Ontario Parks Ski Report or local weather forecasts for snow conditions.

When you visit: Continue to follow public health advice including practicing physical distancing by keeping at least two metres from others, wearing a face covering where required, when physical distancing may be a challenge or not possible and when entering indoor public spaces, and wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Facilities

All Terrain Wheelchairs Amphitheatres Art Galleries Backcountry Access Points Boat Launches Campsites (Backcountry) Campsites (Car Camping) Campsites (Dog Free) Campsites (Electrical) Campsites (Group) Campsites (Radio Free) Campsites (RV Pullthrough) Campsites (Seasonal Campsite Rental) Campsites (Total) Campsites (Walk In) Comfort Stations Docks Dog Beaches Fish Cleaning Buildings Food Concessions Group BBQ's Historic Buildings Laundromat Museums (Logging etc.) Pet Exercise Areas Picnic Shelters Playgrounds Pools Rentals - Bike Rentals - Canoe Rentals - Cross-country skis Rentals - Ice Fishing Kit Rentals - Ice Skates Rentals - Kayak Rentals - Paddleboat Rentals - Snowshoes Rentals - Stand Up Paddleboard Roofed Accommodation Showers Toilets (Interior Earth Pit) Toilets (Vault Privies) Trailer Dump / Fill Stations Visitor Centres Warm Up Shelters Wifi (Public)

Activities

Biking Biking - (Mountain Bike) Birding - Festivals Boating Boating - Motorboat Restrictions Camping - Backcountry Camping - Car Camping - Dog Free Camping - Group Camping - Radio Free Camping - Seasonal Campsite Rental Camping - Walk In Camping - Winter (includes Roofed) Canoeing Disc Golf Dogsledding Fishing Golf Hiking Hiking - Overnight Trails Horseback Riding Hunting Ice Skating Kite Boarding Rock Climbing Skiing - Cross Country Snowmobiling Snowshoeing Swimming Tobogganing Whitewater Paddling
Icon Colours
Camping - Blue - available at the park. Check operating dates.
Camping - Grey - unavailable at this park.
Camping - Red - Temporarily Unavailable
Camping - Purple - Available at park, but restrictions apply. Check operating dates. Click icon for details.
This park has a Friends Group
Lifejacket lending program
Canadian Heritage Rivers System

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
Phone:
613-267-5060
Size: 1238.78 ha
Year established: 1967
Park Classification: Natural Environment
Address:
2243 Elmgrove Road, R.R. 5
Perth
K7H 3C7

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