Ontario. Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks

Site: Woodview

Service: Ontario Parks - Petroglyphs Provincial Park

Record #: PET0781
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 20 Feb 2020


Description (Service) Largest known concentration of Indigenous rock carvings (petroglyphs) in Canada. Offers opportunities to learn about traditions of the Ojibway (Nishnaabe) people at the Learning Place Visitor Centre. Recognized by First Nations as a practicing sacred site.

Also offers opportunities to view wildlife and hiking trails through forests, wetlands and rocky ridges.

Day use park, no camping.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Sun 10 am-5 pm. No vehicle access after 4:30 pm. All vehicles must exit before gates close at 5:30 pm.
Closed Mon, Tue in Spring and Fall with the exception of Holiday Mondays.
Dates: May-Oct


Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application
Languages English
Fees Admission - see website for details

Address and Location

Located In Community North Kawartha
Address & Map
2249 Northey's Bay Rd
North Kawartha, ON
Canada K0L 3E0
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - buildings are fully accessible, trails are not accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-877-2552
Website www.ontarioparks.com/park/petroglyphs
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Mailing Address c/o Ontario Parks; 300 Water St 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 3C7

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