Activities and experiences

Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site

Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover or both, you’ll find inspiration at Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site. Explore the ruins of the old fort, puzzle over the mysterious chimney and imagine life in this remote outpost of Upper Canada. Then hike the nature trails that lead through the woods and wetlands surrounding the old fort, near the shores of Lake Huron.

Services and information

Bake Oven Project

Details of the development and construction of a historic clay bake oven.


Home to more than 200 species of birds. 

Explore the ruins

Explore the foundations and ruins of the Fort and its surrounding community, and learn more about the people who lived here.


A fun and rewarding outdoor adventure that combines hiking and treasure hunting.

Living History

Immerse yourself in the history and culture of an interior post.

Hiking and cycling

Four great nature trails wind through the forest surrounding Fort St. Joseph.

Fire a Musket

Sign up to join the Michilimackinac Company during the turbulent times before the War of 1812.

The Red Chair Experience

Grab a friend, go for a walk then relax and snap a selfie on one of our red chairs.


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