L’Anse Amour, population 8 is on the gravel road that leads to the Point Amour Lighthouse. The name means Love Cove. The town was originally called L’Anse aux Morts (Cove of the Dead), according to Wiki, the name was corrupted over time.
If you are coming from Blanc Sablon and L’Anse au Clair on the Trans Labrador Highway, you’ll drive down a big hill when you come to Forteau. Continue through town and drive up the big hill on the other side of town. A little further down the highway, you’ll see the signs for Point Amour Lighthouse. Turn right on that gravel road. Before you get to the lighthouse, you’ll see a little pull-off with interpretive signs.
From that pull-off you have a great view of the harbour and the town of Forteau. There is a large sand beach at L’Anse Amour, across the harbour you can see Overfall Brook.
There is a 7,500 year old Maritime Archaic burial mound nearby. Continue down the gravel road to Point Amour Lighthouse and the wreck site of HMS Raleigh.