• Saint Croix Island in middle of river

    Saint Croix Island

    International Historic Site Maine

Nearby Attractions

Related Sites

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site (Parks Canada) - 20 miles (32 km)
Located on Route 127 at Bayside, New Brunswick, between St. Andrews and St. Stephen, this site offers a walking trail with exhibits discussing the French settlement on Saint Croix in 1604.

Port Royal National Historic Site (Parks Canada) - 250 miles (402 km)
Located near Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Port Royal features reconstructed buildings modeled after the Port Royal settlement map drawn by Samuel Champlain.

 

Parks and Other Areas
Acadia National Park - 125 miles (201 km)
Located along the coast of Maine, Acadia National Park protects more than 47,000 acres (19,000 hectares) of mountains, woodlands, lakes, and ocean shoreline. Hiking, biking, and ranger-led programs are popular activities.

Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge - 14 miles (23 km)
Created to protect migrating waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, upland game birds, songbirds, and birds of prey, Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge is the easternmost refuge in the Atlantic Flyway.

Roosevelt Campobello International Park - 45 miles (72 km)
This 2,800-acre park preserves the cottage where President Franklin Delano Roosevelt summered. Operated by a joint US-Canadian commission, the park is located on Campobello Island in New Brunswick, Canada.

Saint Andrews Blockhouse National Historic Site (Parks Canada) - 30 miles (48 km)
This site, located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, contains a blockhouse built to military specifications by townspeople during the War of 1812.

Did You Know?

French Huguenots and Catholics settled Saint Croix.

Saint Croix Island was settled by Huguenots (French Protestants) and Catholics, a rare example of religious tolerance between these two groups. The island is protected today as part of Saint Croix Island International Historic Site.