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Murphys Point Provincial Park

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Sylvan and Point Trails hikes

We visited Murphy’s Point Provincial Park couple of weeks ago (late September) to take advantage of... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Yellowknife, Canada
A Turn-of-the-century Mica Mine

Silver Queen Mine is a former mica mine in Perth. Mining at the mine started in 1903 when Rinaldo... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

We visited Murphy’s Point Provincial Park couple of weeks ago (late September) to take advantage of its hiking trails. We didn’t stay/ camp at the park; we paid the entrance fee of approx. $14 for 2 of us at park’s office where we were given...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Silver Queen Mine is a former mica mine in Perth. Mining at the mine started in 1903 when Rinaldo McConnell discovered veins of mica (also known as “icing glass”) and apatite (phosphate) in a rocky ridge. Among many other uses, mica was used at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank burr6013
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We stayed at the park in September 2018. Beautiful weather and park. Alot of the RV sites are not easy to get into. We had no trouble, although our site was slanted. There were a couple of rigs that got stuck and needed help. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kamie D
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Our family has recently had a visitor from Poland for a two week visit. Among the numerous other activities we’ve planned for her, my eldest daughter insisted we bring her camping on one weekend. One of the closer campgrounds worth the drive from Ottawa is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 275cynthiab
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Went to Murphy's Point for the first time and had a blast. The mine tour is an absolute must, as is canoeing the 6km loop around the point/park. Site 156 is super private and huge, would recommend. Did get poison ivy, so be wary, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We did a 3 night weekend here and had a fabulous time. The bathrooms and showers were clean. The beach and playground was just a short walk from our campsite. The first night some people were talking really loud and so we called the office...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hanieh A
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Murphy's Point is one of the premier provincial parks in the province. Great campsites and RV parking. Great beach with good clean water. Very popular site with Eastern Ontario people, many are return campers. Well run park at reasonable rates and special events. I would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sites, unfortunately we had to stay in for most of the weekend as the caterpillars were literally falling like rain drops, they were everywhere. Of course this in not a problem that can be solved but it certainly made for a short visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mendurs
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Beautiful hiking trails (medium difficulty) with several gorgeous lake views and interesting rock formations. There's an interesting Mica Mine as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Katharina M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Murphy's Point Provincial Park Hogg's Bay Perth Ontario is a perfect distance for a discover Ontario Canada 150 daytrek. Pathways to explore with the pets and a nice beachy view for a picnic. Loving retirement.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank chickandbeast
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