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Fort Lennox National Historical Site

Nature and Outdoors

De grands espaces verdoyants
Wide Green Spaces
© Parks Canada

Fort Lennox Natural Park and Picnic Area

Surrounded by greenery, Fort Lennox offers green spaces for outdoor walking enthusiasts.

Take advantage of its exceptional layout to admire nature and architecture. Take a walk around the Fort and observe its particular shape, you'll make amazing discoveries!

Various animals (woodchucks, turtles, swallows, etc.) inhabit Île aux Noix to the delight of young and old.

Picnic tables are at the disposal of visitors.


Une marmotte au Fort-Lennox A Marmot at Fort Lennox
© Parks Canada


  • Dogs on leaches are allowed in the park. Only guide dogs are allowed inside of the fortifications (inside the museum).
  • Fishing on the banks of Île aux Noix is forbidden.
  • Wood fires on the grounds of the national historic site are forbidden.
  • The park closes at 6 p.m.
  • Feeding the animals is forbidden.
  • Swimming is forbidden.


Paysage d'automne An Autumnal Landscape
© Parks Canada

Boutiques and Services Nearby

In addition to the Fort Lennox souvenir shop, you will find restaurants, cafes and all kinds of boutiques in Saint-Paul-de-l’Île-aux-Noix.

Since the municipality is the boating capital of Quebec, boating enthusiasts will be overjoyed by the many marinas close by.