Murphy’s Point Provincial Park

by Gary McWilliams (aka Festival Nomad)

Murphy’s Point Provincial Park is located near Perth Ontario.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

It is one of the many Provincial Parks that help make Ontario a wonder place to live, play and visit!

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

This park is particularly significant because it is part of the “historic Rideau Waterway (named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007).

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

We were in the area  to visit a local event, Heritage Mica Days.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

At the event we were told about Murphy’s Point Provincial Park and decided to visit it.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

The park offers visitors both overnight camping sites and picnic areas for daytrippers.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

This hadn’t been a “plan” visit, so we had neither camping gear or picnic provisions!

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

As a result, we were there to enjoy the absolute beauty of the Park!

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

The park is set up to make visiting the park an amazing experience… great camp sites, sandy beaches and serene picnic areas.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

For water enthusiasts there are lots of opportunity to swim, kayak, canoe and paddle board

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

Part of the fun of visiting Murphy’s Point Provincial Park was exploring it.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

Everywhere we walked or drove, we discovered something new and exciting!

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

A hidden cove offering an amazing canoeing experience.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

A “pond” area with water lilies floating on the top of the water.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

Swimming areas filled with the laughter of people, children and adults, having fun.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

The sound of a lone boater coming into shore.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

And a picturesque view of “Big Rideau Lake“!

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

Finally it was time to head home after refreshing ourselves at the park store.

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

Murphy’s Point Provincial Park, what a wonder “discovery“!

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