Welcome! Watch this space for upcoming activities.
All hiking trails are open, including the Silver Queen Mine trail; however, the mine itself is closed and tours are not running at this time. Updates, as they become available, will be posted to http://www.ontarioparks.com
For the latest information on COVID-19 precautions and available amenities at Murphys Point (services, facilities, attractions) during the 2021 season, be sure to check https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/murphyspoint.
Friends are always looking for volunteers
Category Archives: Gray Ratsnake
This picture features Echo, a 20+ year old Gray Ratsnake that’s been seen in the park frequently over the last 17 years. The Gray Ratsnake is this week’s species of the week. An average full-grown length of 6ft makes this … Continue reading
A huge thank you to our gray ratsnake technician Brock Ogilvie, who finishes his work today to return to school. You’ve done a great job, Brock! His brother, Cameron, is picking up the reins to track our six subjects throughout … Continue reading
There is some exciting research happening at Murphys Point, thanks to funding received by the Friends of Murphys Point Park. In 2013, the Friends received a two-year Species at Risk Stewardship Fund Project grant related to Gray Ratsnake stewardship and … Continue reading