Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site
Explore the ruins of Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site and feel the rich War of 1812 history that lingers – a history that saw a powerful alliance struck between the British and the First Nations People of the western Great Lakes region. Hike to Lake Huron’s edge, experience history through heritage demonstrations, watch for more than 200 species of birds, and view authentic artifacts from the old fort.
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More than 200 species have been spotted, including waterfowl, shorebirds, songbirds and raptors.
Explore the trail system, learning about Fort St. Joseph and its surroundings along the way.
Once the most westerly fort in Upper Canada, Fort St. Joseph is now a fascinating historic ruin.
Visit Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site
Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover or both, you’ll find inspiration.
Getting here, hours of operation, fees, facilities and services, quick facts.
Daily admission, Fort St. Joseph season pass, Parks Canada Discovery Pass, equipment rental.
About Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site
Fort St. Joseph and the War of 1812, archaeology, and historic digs.
Conservation, animals, monarch butterflies, the environment, and research.
Use of drones, Wildlife, Insects, Vegetation, and Environment.
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