Western Region

Dorset Trail - Parks Canada Port au Choix National Historic Site

Port au Choix

Jan 1 - Dec 31

Explore the gentle terrain of a unique "Limestone Barrens" landscape - home to more than 100 rare plants including the Yellow Lady Slipper orchid and the endangered Fernald's Braya. This trail leads you to Phillip's Garden, a major Dorset habitation site that was occupied for 800 years, beginning 2,000 years ago. This one-way 3-km trail features limestone barrens, tuckamore forests, panoramic ocean views and the possibility of seeing caribou and birds.

Locations & Dates

  • Point Riche Road, Port au Choix
  • 50.6972, -57.3815
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31


Entry pass required. See website.

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