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 (2ย 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 Lifeย  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.

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A Bullockโ€™s Oriole.

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Muscari latifolium - grape hyacinth planted four years ago. These have had a shaky start, having been browsed heavily by hungry deer who didnโ€™t know they were foul tasting. Four years later the deer have learned and are ignoring them in an area a quarter the size of what I started with. Sometimes, you just need patience and acceptance that nature will take care of itself. In the centre of this patch is a wire cage protecting a black currant - I wonder if the deer are afraid of the cage, which may also explain why you can pretty much scribe a 4 foot circle from the centre of it and see all the muscari within it. The big piece of rotting wood provides habitant and lets me know where not to mow in the summer. Also, I just like the look of it. #amherstisland #rosslandgardensamherstisland #gardendesign #muscari #grapehyacinth #rosslandgardensbotanicals #springflowers #naturalizing ...

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Our beautiful Bird Photo of The Day!
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A Sandhill Crane.

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Congratulations To Our Featured Photo & todayโ€™s featured Bird Photographer โ“‚๏ธMember: wilderness.depths
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Glory of the Snow. #amherstisland #rosslandgardensamherstisland #rosslandgardensbotanicals #amherstislandspringflowers #openingdaymay18th landacounty naturallylennoxaddington amherstislandblooms ...

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First daffs of the season: split corona โ€˜cassataโ€™. At least I think theyโ€™re the first - they are what I could see from the kitchen window. We have 18 varieties of narcissi spread all around the property, including some species that are tiny and demure, but mostly cultivars that are big and blousy. Some were here long before we came, but most were planted 4 years ago. They naturalize extremely well here and the deer tend to give them a pass. #amherstisland #rosslandgardensamherstisland #specialtynarcissus #springbulbs #daffodils ...

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Pots of spring planting bulbs are showing promise. #iris #gladiolus #freesia #ranunculus #crocosmia #peruviandaffodil #amherstisland #rosslandgardensamherstisland #rosslandgardensflowers #flowerfarmer #bouquetsubscriptionscomingsoon ...

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Our beautiful Bird Photo of The Day!
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A Red-winged Blackbird.

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Have you ever wondered how to come up with a fencing plan for a bare site? Join us on May 11th to learn more about the fence planning process and tips. By the end of the event participants will draw out their own fencing plan for the site based on what theyโ€™ve learned. Pasture Walk registration link in bio.

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Our beautiful Bird Photo of The Day!
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A Mallard Duck.

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What a day! Thank you to everyone who joined us for our special event. #amherstisland #rosslandgardensamherstisland #rosslandgardensbotanicals #eclipse ...

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I wasnโ€™t sure what to expect and didnโ€™t get my hopes up, despite being in the path of totality and gathering with 30+ neighbours. But it was awesome! Hubby brought the proper camera (and got a great shot) but this one was taken on my phone. #solareclipse2024 #amherstisland ...

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Our beautiful Bird Photo of The Day!
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A Merlin.

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Congratulations To Our Featured Photo & todayโ€™s featured Bird Photographer โ“‚๏ธMember: photosbyricecakes
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With spring migration coming up I figured maybe it`s a good idea to finally go through some of the photos I took 3 months ago on a trip to Amherst Island!! Winter birding is fun! We knew there would be many raptors to be seen on this island and we were not disappointed. This was the first time I got to see an American Kestrel in the wild so it was very exciting for me, less exciting for the kestrel because when it saw us taking photos it decided to take it`s lunch elsewhere.

#amherstisland #ontariobirds #birdsofontario #birdofprey #americankestrel #birdphotography #birdsofinstagram
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Join us this Monday if you are in the Kingston or Prince Edward County area, and join us with glasses and a chair to watch the eclipse with us! #amherstisland #solareclipseamherstisland #rosslandgardenspurebodyandhomebotanicals #newproductlaunch #tosslandgardensamherstisland ...

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Sneak Peek at one of our new candles. I decided to put the writing on the bamboo lid rather than on the glass allowing an unobstructed view of the beautiful flame glow through the etched amber glass. A limited quantity of these will be available to purchase on Monday April 8 between 11am-7pm in the gallery.

#amherstisland #smallbatch #curated #artisanaldesign #handpouredcandle #rosslandgardensamherstisland
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Our beautiful Bird Photo of The Day!
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A Ruby-crowned Kinglet..

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Congratulations To Our Featured Photo & todayโ€™s featured Bird Photographer โ“‚๏ธMember: trevor_neff68
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Our beautiful Bird Photo of The Day!
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A Hooded Merganser.

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Congratulations To Our Featured Photo & todayโ€™s featured Bird Photographer โ“‚๏ธMember: thisonesforthebirds
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๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ”น๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ๐Ÿ”ธ photograph selected by our team at ontario_birding_

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