Red chairs

Fort Lennox National Historic Site

Parks Canada has placed more than 200 red chairs in some of the most peaceful and picturesque corners of historic sites and national parks across the country. Two of the chairs are located at Fort Lennox National Historic Site. Can you spot them?

A situation beyond our control has forced us to temporarily suspend access to the fortification buildings.
From June 15, 2024, until further notice, Parks Canada staff accompanies visitors to Île aux Noix and offers a guided outdoor tour of the buildings and fortification. This 45-minute tour will be offered free of charge. Please note that it is not possible to picnic on the island. Picnic tables are available on the pier near the boarding dock.

We saved you a seat!

Parks Canada has placed over 200 red Adirondack chairs in peaceful and scenic locations throughout many of the country’s most unique and treasured places, including the two chairs found here at Fort Lennox National Historic Site.

Grab a friend, go for a walk then relax and snap a selfie on one of our red chairs. Each location immerses you in the landscape or allows you to discover its history.

How to find the red chairs

The red chairs are for you to discover. While some chairs are easy to find, others require more of an adventure.

Find them in Fort Lennox National Historic Site at:

Table example with hover rows
Location Coordinates
At the head of the island, facing Île Ronde and the Richelieu N 45°07'11.1" W 73°16'10.8"

See the list of red chair locations across Canada

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Parks Canada’s red chairs: where it all started

In 2011, our friends at Gros Morne National Park came up with the idea to place sets of Adirondack chairs in lesser-known, stunning locations around the park, inviting visitors to enjoy and share on social media. Today, the iconic red chairs can be found in over 100 locations administered by Parks Canada.

Two red chairs at Fort-Lennox We've saved you a seat!

The adventure doesn't end at Fort Lennox! Parks Canada has installed red chairs in the most beautiful landscapes in the country, including those featured in Western Quebec's other historic sites. Where will your next red chair moment be?

Fort Chambly National Historic Site
Manoir Papineau National Historic Site
Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site
Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site
Fort Témiscamingue National Historic Site

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The Parks Canada red chairs are made from 100% recycled plastic saved from Canadian landfills.

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