As of June 1, some Parks Canada places began a safe, gradual reopening of some outdoor areas at national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas. Find details here.

Fort Edward National Historic Site is located in the historic town of Windsor, Nova Scotia.

The site can be explored in about an hour, or visitors can stay longer to picnic, walk the earthworks, and appreciate exhibits inside the centuries-old blockhouse.

Getting here

Fort Edward is located in Windsor, Nova Scotia, approximately 65 kilometres northwest of Halifax along Highway 101 West. Driving time from Halifax is approximately 1 hour; from Yarmouth, approximately 3 hours.

How to get here

Hours of operation

June 27 to September 1, 2020

The grounds are open year-round.


Free admission

Facilities and services

Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Parking Parking
Picnic area Picnic area