Lennox Island Cultural Centre

Top choice in Prince Edward Island

Mi'kmaq culture remains strong on the little 535-hectare wooded islet known as Lennox Island, and this cultural center provides a decent primer on understanding the history, beliefs and traditions of this ancient First Nations people. It's also the starting point for the Path of Our Forefathers, a nature trail that winds through the island's forests and along the coastline.

There's a choice of two trails, one 3km and the other 10km; in July and August, you can follow them in the company of a Mi'kmaq guide, who can tell you all about the local plants, wildlife and traditional medicines.

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