Welcome! Watch this space for upcoming activities.
MINE TOURS AND OTHER PROGRAMSYes…there will be Silver Queen Mine Tours this summer!The park is planning to have guided tours on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 10am. Sundays will feature the regular Open House at the mine (10am to noon). The first tour will be Canada Day (July 1).Registration for all guided tours will open Monday, June 27. Space is limited so you must pre-register at the gatehouse or call 613-267-5060. Registration is not required for the open houses.ALSO!Evening Programs will be Saturday nights, starting in July. The time will change based on our daylight hours.Snake Talks will be every day at 2pm outside the visitor centre, starting Canada Day.Exploration stations, prop tables, and Kids programs will be advertised the week of on our program boards.Stay tuned for a great summer!
For the latest information on COVID-19 precautions and available amenities at Murphys Point (services, facilities, attractions) during the 2022 season, be sure to check https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/murphyspoint.
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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
Over the past two years, the Friends of Murphys Point Park have been able to conduct some exciting research related to a threatened species population thanks to a multi-year Species at Risk Stewardship Fund grant for the project “Gray Ratsnake Stewardship … Continue reading
Exciting news, from Murphys Point! “Mica” the Visitor Centre Ratsnake and “Lady Gray,” the female ratsnake who spends her summers at Charleston Lake Provincial Park, are parents! By association, Murphys Point staff are the guardians of little Baby Snake (better name … Continue reading