The Park is Closed For The Season October 16 2016
Services & Tours
The Mugwump and Wanderer tickets will be sold exclusively at Greystones Gift and Book Shop.
The Mugwump will operated on weekends starting at 11:15 am with the last trip across at 2 pm and the final pickup at 3 pm.
Wanderer Tour Boat
Price: Adults $10 plus HST,
Children $5 plus HST
Tours: 10:30 am, 12 pm,1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
Operates:Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from June 25 to September 4
New this year, the Wanderer will operate on Saturdays and Sundays for tours at 1, 2 and 3 pm from September 10 to October 16th.
No dogs allowed.The Wanderer, a 26 passenger cruise vessel, provides a relaxing tour of Upper Mazinaw Lake. The tour is interpretive, as passengers are accompanied by a marine captain and an interpreter who explains points of interest along the way. Learn about interesting features of the majestic Mazinaw Rock: the native pictographs which mark its face,the rare ancient cedar trees that have survived harsh environmental conditions for hundreds of years, and the history surrounding a memorial carved into the rock’s face to the famous American poet, Walt Whitman. Information is available at Greystones Gift & Book Shop . Tours leave from the Visitor Centre Dock. Top off your trip with a copy of the Friends publication: The Rock: Bon Echo Provincial Park’s Silent Sentinel. The Rock provides a wonderful introduction to the geology, fauna, wildlife and native pictographs on Mazinaw Rock and a history of white settlement including the establishment of the Bon Echo Inn by Dr. Weston Price, the exciting Denison era and the painting of the Rock by most of the Group of Seven. Pick up a copy at the Greystones Gift and Book Shop.
Mugwump Ferry Boat
Park visitors who wish to go “Wumping” can catch the Mugwump Ferry Boat at the Lagoon Dock. This 12 passenger pontoon boat operates from mid-May until Labour Day. Passengers are taken across Mazinaw Lake to Mazinaw Rock where they can hike the 1.5 km trail to the top. Once atop the “Canadian Gibraltar”, visitors will have a panoramic view of Mazinaw country. Trail guides are available from the on-board interpreter. The Mugwump runs on demand on Sat., Sun., Mon., Wed., Fri. throughout the summer months and on weekends in the spring and fall.
Price: $4 plus HST per ticket
No dogs allowed.
First departure 10:15 am with final return departure from Cliff Top Trail at 3:30 pm.
Operates Saturday and Sunday starting May 21 to June 23.
Operates Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from June 25 to September 5.
Starting September 10 through October 16
The Mugwump will operate on weekends at 11:15 am with the last trip across at 2 pm and the final pickup at 3 pm.
The Visitor Centre will be open 11 am to 4 pm on
Saturdays and Sundays
Click here for information regarding boat and canoe rentals.
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