Welcome to Amherst Island

Amherst Island is located in Lake Ontario west of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The island is part of Loyalist Township in Lennox and Addington County. Amherst Island is located about 3 kilometres (2 mi) offshore from the rest of Loyalist Township and access to the island is by way of the Frontenac II ferry from Millhaven.

The main population centre on the island is the village of Stella, which is the where the ferry lands on the island side. Harrowsmith Country Life  declared the island’s local hamlet, Stella, as one of the “prettiest towns in Canada”.

This page is offered and maintained by the Amherst Island Community Alliance.

Points of Interest Map

Click on any of the points of interest on the map above to learn more about the business or location it represents. The map above is broken down into businesses, geographic areas of interest, etc. The map is printable through Google Maps, and paper copies are available at many locations on the Island.

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It was a chilly day yesterday! This view is from Amherst Island. There was a nice haze over the lake and awesome clouds. #naturelovers #naturelover #natureatitsbest #lovewhatyoudodowhatyoulove #lovewhatyoudo #followyourdreams #moody #followyourheart #winterscene #followyourpassion #followyourbliss #photography #photographer #photographylovers #photographyeveryday #photooftheday #photoartist #colourphotograph #colourphotography
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Tsiktsiré:re munchin on a peanut might be the cutest thing you’ll see today.

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Ice fog sunrise. #lakeontario #sunrise #amherstisland #photography #arcticchill #polarvortex ...

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Just a fun compilation video (earliest footage spring 2020). #growstronger #topsyfarms #amherstisland
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The beautiful landscape of Amherst Island. ...

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