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Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site of Canada
191 Haché-Gallant Drive, Rocky Point, PE  

Discover the rich history of settlement, conflict and change during the struggle for control of North America and learn about the importance of this site to Mi'kmaq, French, Acadian and British history on the Island. Navigate the extensive trail system and enjoy a truly unique picnic experience on the grounds of the old British fort, with spectacular views of Charlottetown. Visitor reception centre open July 1-Sept 3 and engaging Mi’kmaq cultural programming offered during the summer months. For more information, please visit the website.

Email: [email protected]


Phone: 902-566-7050

Year Round
Picnic area washrooms (lower parking area), grounds and trails maintained June 12-Oct 17. Visitor Reception Centre open daily, 9am-5pm, July 1-Sept 3.

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