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MINE TOURS AND OTHER PROGRAMSWatch this space for summer 2023 activities!
For information about amenities at Murphys Point (services, facilities, attractions) during the 2023 season, be sure to check https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/murphyspoint.
Friends are always looking for volunteers
Category Archives: Murphys Point Provincial Park
Species of the Week: Eastern White Pine
This week’s #SpeciesOfTheWeek is Ontario’s provincial tree, the Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus). This is the tallest tree we have in Eastern Canada! The tallest White Pine is a whopping 47 meters tall and it is located close to Ottawa. … Continue reading
Species of the Week: The North American Porcupine
This week’s #SpeciesOfTheWeek is the North American Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum). It is the second-largest rodent in North America after the beaver, and also has the most northerly range of any rodent species. The characteristic 3” barbed quills on the back … Continue reading
Species of the Week: The Song Sparrow
Spring is approaching and some birds are coming back, but this week’s #SpeciesOfTheWeek is one that never left! The Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) is one of North America’s most widespread and common birds. Its range covers all of Canada and … Continue reading