Murphys Point

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Silver Queen Mine Tour August 18, 2017 August 18, 2017 Lally Homestead Parking Lot

Please pre-register at the gatehouse for this limited capacity 1.5 hour guided hike down the trail and into an early 1900s mica mine. Hard hats supplied! Tour starts at 10am.

Kids Program - Tools of the Trade August 18, 2017 August 18, 2017 Main Beach at 11:30am

Birds show an amazing variety of bill shape and structure. Join Emily and John at the Main Beach to discover how a bird’s bill will determine what it can and cannot eat.

Evening Program - The Story of the Paddle August 19, 2017 August 19, 2017 Amphitheatre - 8pm

Join Grace and Tobi for an evening of stories and songs about canoes and how they have shaped the history of Canada.

Discovery Zone (Come Explore With Us!) “Amazing Amphibians” August 19, 2017 August 19, 2017 Main Beach Drop-in anytime between 11am and 1pm

Frogs, and toads, and salamanders, oh my!  The word amphibian means ‘double life’, as most amphibians spend part of their lives on land and part in the water.  Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and get set-up to explore, observe, and discover the amazing amphibian species that call our park home.

Evening Program “The Story of the Paddle”. August 19, 2017 August 19, 2017 Amphitheatre - 8pm

Join Grace and Tobi for an evening of stories and songs about canoes and how they have shaped the history of Canada.

Silver Queen Mine Open House August 20, 2017 August 20, 2017 Silver Queen Mine Trail

Hardhats supplied for this 1 km walk along the trail and into the restored Silver Queen Mine and miner's bunkhouse. Venture back in time to the early 1900s when the small-scale mica mining business was booming in eastern Ontario. Meet historical interpreters along the trail. 10 a.m. - Noon.

Discovery Zone (Come Explore With Us!) "Who was Here?" August 21, 2017 August 21, 2017 Main Beach 11am - 1pm (Drop-in)

You may not always get to see animals in the park, but they’re out there! Join us at the Main Beach for this Discovery Drop-in and we will set you up to explore, observe and discover the variety of signs wildlife leave behind.  Who knows what you might find? For kids ages 4 and upwards with their guardians. Bring along your Discovery Activity Book or pick one up at the Meet-up.

Kids Program - Reptile and Amphibian March August 22, 2017 August 22, 2017 Main Beach (Picnic Shelter)

Meet up with Emily and Peter at 11am and they'll take you on a short walk to see what reptiles and amphibians they can find.

Silver Queen Mine Tour August 23, 2017 August 23, 2017 Lally Homestead Parking Lot

Please pre-register at the gatehouse for this limited capacity 1.5 hour guided hike down the trail and into an early 1900s mica mine. Hard hats supplied! Tour starts at 10am.

Discovery Zone (Come Explore With Us!) "Incredible Insects" August 24, 2017 August 24, 2017 Main Beach 11am - 1 pm (Drop-in)

In the air, on the ground, and even underwater, insects seem to be everywhere. Join us at the Discovery Drop-in at the Main Beach to pick up some tips and tools for investigating the insects in our park. Bring along your Discovery Activity Book or pick one up at the Drop-in.

Silver Queen Mine Tour August 25, 2017 August 25, 2017 8:00p.m. at the Lally Homestead Parking Lot

Join Mark, Emily, and hopefully some evening birds, bats and moths for this special nature night hike along the Silver Queen Mine Trail. See the restored, early 1900s mica mine in a different light too! Hardhats supplied but bring a flashlight. Due to LIMITED CAPACITY, PLEASE PRE-REGISTER AT THE GATEHOUSE. Allow 15 minutes driving time from the main campground.

Silver Queen Mine Open House August 27, 2017 August 27, 2017 Silver Queen Mine Trail

Hardhats supplied for this 1 km walk along the trail and into the restored Silver Queen Mine and miner's bunkhouse. Venture back in time to the early 1900s when the small-scale mica mining business was booming in eastern Ontario. Meet historical interpreters along the trail. 10 a.m. - Noon.

Silver Queen Mine Tour August 30, 2017 August 30, 2017 8:00p.m. at the Lally Homestead Parking Lot

Join Mark, and hopefully some evening birds, bats and moths for this special nature night hike along the Silver Queen Mine Trail. See the restored, early 1900s mica mine in a different light too! Hardhats supplied but bring a flashlight. Due to LIMITED CAPACITY, PLEASE PRE-REGISTER AT THE GATEHOUSE. Allow 15 minutes driving time from the main campground.

Silver Queen Mine Tour September 1, 2017 September 1, 2017 Lally Homestead Parking Lot

Please pre-register at the gatehouse for this limited capacity 1.5 hour guided hike down the trail and into an early 1900s mica mine. Hard hats supplied! Tour starts at 10am.