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Singing Sands Beach, Basin Head Provincial Park

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Green Gables Region

The Green Gables Shore region of the province is known for Anne of Green Gables, red sandstone cliff and beaches. Follow in the footsteps of Lucie Maude Mongomery and experience the inspriration for Anne of Green Gables. Hike out to the end of Cavendish Dune and watch the sunset, or around active farm fields on the Homestead Trail.


Hiking Trails of PEI Book
Difficulty Distance Trail
accessible 900 meters Dunelands Trail
accessible 1.1 kms North Rustico Harbour Trail
accessible 1.4 km Cavendish Beach Trail
accessible 425 km Confederation Trail
easy 300 meters L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish National Monument Trail
easy 1 km Balsam Hollow Trail
easy 1.2 km Haunted Wood Trail
easy 1.2 km North Rustico Beach
moderate 4.3 km Robinsons Island
moderate 6.6 km Cavendish Beach and Dunes
moderate 9.6 km Homestead Trail


North Cape Region

Explore bogs and coastal views on the Black Marsh Nature Trail. Walk next to towering windmills and explore the historic North Cape Lighthouse. Walk the beaches at West Point and explore the museum in the tallest lighthouse on the island.

Difficulty Distance Trail
accessible 425 km Confederation Trail
easy 3 km Black Marsh
easy 6.1 km Jacques Cartier Provincial Park Beach
easy 7.1 km Skinners Pond Beach
moderate 5.4 km Fairy Trails


Points East Region

Take a long walk looking across the fields at St. Peters Bay in the Greenwich section of Prince Edward Island National Park. Cross a very long floating boardwalk ending at the tallest sand dune we have ever seen. Check out a forest trai around Mooney's Pond, a historic site at Roma at Three Rivers, or hear the sand sing at Basin Head Provincial Park.


Hiking Trails of PEI Book
Difficulty Distance Trail
accessible 425 km Confederation Trail
accessible 3.5 km Tlaqatik
accessible - easy 1 km Greenwich Dunes
accessible - easy 1.3 km Peggy's Trail (Mooney's Pond)
easy 850 meters Beach Point Beach
easy 900 meters Hannah's Bottle Village Nature Trail
easy 900 meters Heritage Trail
easy 4.7 km Singing Sands Beach
moderate 4 km Red Loop


Red Sands Shore Region

Explore the trails around Charlottetown. Take a hike on one of the many trails at Bonshaw Hills Provincial Park. Eplore the historic site overlooking the bay at Fort Amherst.

Difficulty Distance Trail
accessible 425 km Confederation Trail
accessible 1.3 km Victoria Park Boardwalk
accessible 6 km Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site Trails
accessible - easy 3 km Beach Grove Trails
easy 1.8 km Andrew's Mill Pond
easy 3.8 km Tryon River
moderate 5.9 km Breadalbane Nature Trail
moderate 5.8 km Strathgartney Provincial Park Trails
moderate 18 km Bonshaw Hills Provincial Park Trails