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Great views, hiking trails and lighthouses

it's a great spot to watch the cruise ships come into Charlottetown harbour! Plus the trails to... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
maritimetravler
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Oromocto, Canada
Good Picnic Location

Great views of Charlottown, family friendly walking trails, quiet, clean bathrooms. Good place... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Stacey R
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Calgary, Canada
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191 Hache Gallant Dr, Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island C0A 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

it's a great spot to watch the cruise ships come into Charlottetown harbour! Plus the trails to hike on and the 3 lighthouses to see in the area and the history of this old fort...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maritimetravler
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

First time visitor! It’s a definite place to visit in Prince Edward Island, very interesting history, well explained. The staff was very helpful and friendly, served coffee and a snack. The trails are beautiful so we’re the views. If you love history, this place is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Blondiejon
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

There are many short trails which are easy to walk at Fort Amherst national historic site. There is a beautiful walk along the top of the cliffs. I am surprised they are not roped off as it is quite a dangerous drop. There is a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Lesterbeach
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank agac
Reviewed July 3, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank raywestgarth
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