Activities and experiences

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site

Explore the self-guided interpretive trail, viewpoints and gorgeous picnic spot. Also take time to enjoy nearby St. Andrews area museums and historic sites. A second interpretation trail is operated by the United States National Park Service in Calais.

Self-guided interpretive trail

Take the opportunity to visit the self-guided interpretive trail and discover what inspired the French to come to Acadie, who they meet, how they set up their establishment, Champlain's description of the effects of scurvy on the residents of the island during the winter of 1604, etc. Follow the path to discover these answers and much more.


The Saint Croix Island International Historic Site overlooks the Saint Croix River and is a beautiful spot to stop and rest for a while. Take advantage of the site to have a picnic and view the Island.

In the area

The local areas of St. Stephen and St. Andrews offer you a variety of museums and historic sites, recreational opportunities, restaurants, shops, and accommodations.

Information is available at local tourist information centres. Visit the visitors' centres at St. Stephen, 5 King Street and at St. Andrews, 46 Reed Avenue for more information.

Things to do

Dogs on leash Dog walking
Geocaching Geocaching
Hiking Hiking
Notice board Interpretive trail
Lookout Lookout
Parking Parking
Photo Opportunity Photography
Picnic area Picnicking
Coffee shop Restaurant or café
Theatre Theatre
Interpretation Tours and programs

Services and amenities

Accessible Parking
Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Accessible Toilet Accessible toilet
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Lookout Lookout
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area
Coffee shop Restaurant or café
Toilet Restrooms
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