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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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Set your own pace and enjoy the views

The trail head has very nice washrooms, so we were off to a good start. With open fields, wooded... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
savvysolo
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Toronto, Canada
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amazing views and so much history

Lots of history in this location, with wonderful views of the city and surrounding area. Need a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
agac
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Burlington, Canada
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191 Hache Gallant Dr, Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island C0A 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank RonInKelowna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed December 20, 2016

The walkway and stunning views of water are spectacular and refreshing for the soul! When you get off the cruise, this is better than any excursion you might take!

Thank seapadre
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Although there are no buildings here, it is a place with much history. The signage for the fort and the deportation of thousands from Ile Saint-Jean is thoroughly documented. The site overlooks the harbour and the cruise ships can be seen at Charlottetown. There is...More

Thank travellover795943
Reviewed November 14, 2016

I recommend this as a place of beauty and quiet - picnic and trail-walk. Read up on he history. French - English - local Indians fought some significant battles here and very interesting historical things relating to the French / English squabbles over the control...More

Thank Tom S
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