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Port-la-Joye - Fort Amherst

191 Hache Gallant Dr, Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island C0A 1H2, Canada
+1 902-675-2220
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Great view, some Canadian history, and a good rest area

This heritage site reminds us of who we were, where we were and how we got here. Everybody needs... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
woodmister
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Edmonton, Canada
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Even pouring rain it looked beautiful

I drove here to give my little ones a chance to nap in the car because it is a drive from... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
JeremyFromToronto
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Toronto, Canada
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191 Hache Gallant Dr, Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island C0A 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This heritage site reminds us of who we were, where we were and how we got here. Everybody needs to spend a little time reflecting on stuff like this. And OMG there was a large cruise ship in the Charlottetown harbour. What a lovely perspective...More

Thank woodmister
Reviewed August 13, 2017

I drove here to give my little ones a chance to nap in the car because it is a drive from Charlottetown. Unfortunately it was pouring rain so I didn't do the trails, but even in the rain I could see how amazing the place...More

Thank JeremyFromToronto
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Great views of Charlottown, family friendly walking trails, quiet, clean bathrooms. Good place for a picnic, bring your own blanket.

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

The trail head has very nice washrooms, so we were off to a good start. With open fields, wooded areas, and red rock cliff views, this an ideal area for "beginner hikers" to enjoy. Also, even in mid July, we had this trail all to...More

Thank savvysolo
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Lots of history in this location, with wonderful views of the city and surrounding area. Need a car to get here but worth it

Thank agac
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Great scenic park. Lots of history, lots of trails. Watched the Canada Day fireworks from here, amazing.

Thank RonInKelowna
Reviewed June 24, 2017

A very neat place. Lots of historical stuff to read. Very clean and well taken care of. The old fort site is neat. The view is beautiful. Ample parking and pic nic area.

Thank raywestgarth
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We took up walking and hiking last year. To keep it interesting, we explored walking/hiking paths from east to west and everywhere in between. In the process, we discovered many beautiful places to walk, but this is the one that we keep going back to...More

Thank RoseandMikePEI
Reviewed May 28, 2017

As our Charlottetown, PEI port of call was drawing to a close, we 6 solo travelers happened upon Port-la-Joye, a park that celebrates the rich military and cultural history in a beautiful, spacious, reflective park setting. There are walkways along the water's edge and signage...More

Thank Gus H
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This might seem a bit out of place as there is very little military history in PEI, but these remains of an old fort (mostly just Earthen mounds) also serve as one of the best vantage points for looking over Charlottetown. An interesting place to...More

Thank Edward W
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