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Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site

Dates of Operation: January 1 - December 31, 2024

Location 191 Hache Gallant Drive, off Rte 19 Rocky Point Red Sands Shore

Contact [email protected] 9025667050 (T)

Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site

About this Property

See what compelled Louis Denys de La Ronde to write "...Port-la-Joye, one of the most beautiful harbours that the eye can behold" in 1721. Walk the Old Harbour Path and discover the rich history of settlement, conflict and change during the struggle for control of North America. Learn about the importance of this site to French, Mi'kmaq and British history. The site also offers an extensive trail system, engaging learning programs and a truly unique picnic experience on the grounds of the old fort with spectacular views of Charlottetown.

Visitor reception centre open daily July 1-August 31.

Amenities & Accreditations

Bilingual service - 24 hours
Cyclists Welcome
Partially Accessible

Location & Directions