Sitting out on Killbear's rocky points, you are enveloped by the warmth of the sun and the warmth of the rock beneath you. The combination of Killbear's rocks, trees, and water are what draw visitors back year after year.

Did you know?

You can see the "chattermarks" of boulders scraping across Killbear's rocks under the immense weight of the glaciers.

  • Killbear's rocks of today were once buried deep under a mountain range called the Grenville Mountains, which rivaled today's Himalayas in size.
  • Killbear's predominant rock type is gneiss (pronounced "nice") not granite.
  • Signs that the glaciers scoured Killbear, are impressed on its rocks and you can learn how to read them.

To learn more read about Killbear's rocks: