Things to do
Take a stroll through grounds dotted with archaeological remnants and imagine the lives of soldiers in the garrison at the beginning of the 19th century. Step into the blockhouse that served as the command post and watch the multimedia show and visit the exhibition. This replica of the 1814 building overlooks the headland. Then, admire the river while enjoying a picnic with the family.
Visiting with young children? Explore with Club Parka!
The Club Parka booklet invites kids to explore, learn and have fun! Once activities are completed, they'll receive a reward! The booklets are available on site.Learn more about Parka and download other activities!
Take part in “Fort Gaillard,” a game in which the most resourceful participants discover hidden treasures! Which team – the blue, red, green or yellow team – will open the treasure chest?
Scour the site looking for clues with the help of a GPS unit. Find the answer to a mystery and receive a souvenir geocoin. Along the way, admire the spectacular views of Coteau-du-Lac.
Discover what lies hidden among the archaeological remains of North America’s first fortified lock canal and the British fortifications of 1812 by walking on a new interpretive trail.
Along the Soulanges canal, a cycling tour will bring you to discover archaeological landscapes of St.Lawrence canalisation.