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Please Note: The entrance into the Silver Queen Mine main pit and restored miner’s bunkhouse is only available during scheduled tours and open houses. Visitors are able to walk the trail at any time and purchase a $1 trail guide that corresponds to numbered posts along the trail. Visitors require a camping permit or a day-use permit displayed on their dashboard ($14.50/$11.50/$7.25 Regular/Seniors/Disabled). Please note: The mine is not wheelchair accessible. Dogs are not permitted in the mine or bunkhouse.
Silver Queen Mine Tours: Offered twice/week in July and August. Call the park at 613-267-5060 for specific dates/times. Please pre-register at the registration gatehouse or call ahead for this 1-1.5 hour guided hike down the trail and into an early 1900s mica mine.
Silver Queen Mine Open Houses: Sunday mornings, 10 a.m. – Noon throughout the summer. 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.