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PERTH AREA CYCLING ROUTES

route 2 • murphy’s point • 42km

route 2 • murphy’s point • 42km


KM 1 Leave the CRYSTAL PALACE parking lot, go East on Drummond St. 19.9 9 SILVER QUEEN MINE and LALLY HOMESTEAD.
Check out the EcoPerth forest - an urban carbon sink. Two relics of the past. Follow the 2km hike into the Silver Queen
mine. Guided tours are also available. Check with the Park for guided
1.1 2 Turn right onto South St. at the T intersection. tour times.
1.2 3 Turn left onto Gore St., which becomes Rideau Ferry Road 10 Turn right at the stop sign onto Narrows Lock Rd. (County Road #14).
(County Road #1) to leave town.
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This is a long open stretch with little shade, gravel shoulders and some
2.9 4 Consider a side trip down Wild Life Rd. to the rough pavement.
PERTH WILDLIFE RESERVE, a 96 hectare sanctuary. 31.0 11 Stop and turn right onto Scotch Line (County Road #10). The pavement
4.8 5 Browse for treasures at PIONEER ANTIQUES. is smooth and traffic is heavier here.

5.0 6 MILLER BROOK FARMS, former home of Big Ben, on the left. 36.6 12 Find SCOTCH LINE PRODUCE on the right with a vegetable stand.

7.0 7 Turn right onto Elm Grove Rd. (County Road #21) and follow the signs to 37.7 13 TREELAND APPLE ORCHARDS on the left.
Murphy's Point Provincial Park. This road is a winding rolling country road 14 Turn left at the first lights onto Gore St.
with little traffic, gravel shoulders and rough pavement in places.
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The view here is typical of the Frontenac Axis - the most southerly 41.3 15 Turn right onto Basin St. to return to the CRYSTAL PALACE.
extension of the Canadian Shield.
17.5 8 MURPHY'S POINT PROVINCIAL PARK. Consider
stopping for a picnic and a swim (free access for cyclists).There is a park
store here. Take care on the park roads and enjoy the shade.
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