|Park / Campground||Usage (day use, camping, etc.) - Legend||Opening and Closing|
|Petroglyphs||May 12, 2023 to October 9, 2023|
Please note: Availability of some facilities and activities may be restricted to specific areas of the park, may be ecologically dependent, or may be seasonally weather dependent.
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Peterborough Public Health
Size: 1643.00 ha
Year established: 1976
Park Classification: Cultural Heritage
2249 Northey’s Bay Rd.
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 4:00pm. All vehicles must exit before gates close at 5:00pm). The park is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in the Spring and Fall with the exception of Holiday Mondays.