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West Day-Use Trail


Largest known concentration of aboriginal rock carvings in Canada. Visitor Centre, parking and trail to petroglyphs is accessible. Petroglyphs closed in the off season, but park roads and trails can be walked, skiied or snowshoed (please don't park in front of entrance gate) Cycling is only permitted on park roads.

Well forested park with rugged landscape in Canadian Shield. Deep within a forest northeast of Peterborough is the largest known concentration of aboriginal rock carvings in Canada. Carved into the white marble rock face hundreds of years ago, the 900 petroglyphs depict turtles, snakes, birds, humans and other images.

Hiking trails meander through surrounding forests, wetlands and rocky ridges. Explore The Learning Place interpretive centre.

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Ontario Trails do not own or manage any trails. Check with the identified manager before using this trail. Do not trespass, allowed uses only.

For more information on the great sport of snowshoeing please see our partner Snowshoe Canada



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