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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.
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Category Archives: Murphys Point Provincial Park
Species of the Week: The Trumpeter Swan
This week we have a bird with a very interesting story. The Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator), North America’s heaviest native bird and largest species of waterfowl, actually almost went extinct in the early 1930s, largely due to hunting (both for … Continue reading
Species of the Week: The North American River Otter
This week, our #SpeciesOfTheWeek is the North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis). This playful critter is well adapted to its semi-aquatic life — it has short legs with webbed feet, and a long slim body which helps it to swim … Continue reading
Species of the Week: The Snowy Owl
This week’s #SpeciesOfTheWeek is the Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus). These distinctive owls can be tough to pick out in a winter landscape. Adult males are almost all white, while females and juveniles have brown bars on the wings and chest. … Continue reading