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Exploring Prince Edward Island One Hiking Trail and Beach at a Time

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
Features Type Trail
beach linear North Rustico Beach
beach, dunes linear Cavendish Beach and Dunes
beach, dunes loop Robinsons Island
dunes, bay, farm fields loop Homestead Trail
dunes, boardwalk linear Dunelands Trail
history, interpretive signs mixed Balsam Hollow Trail
history, interpretive signs mixed Haunted Wood Trail
history, interpretive signs linear L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish National Monument Trail
maze, fields, forest loop Cavendish Beach Trail
views, villages linear Confederation Trail
views, beach linear North Rustico Harbour 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.

Features Type Trail
beach, lighthouse mixed Fairy Trails
beach linear Jacques Cartier Provincial Park Beach
beach linear Skinners Pond Beach
lighthouse, coastal views mixed Black Marsh
scenic views, villages linear Confederation Trail


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
Features Type Trail
beach, lighthouse linear Beach Point Beach
bottle village, marsh loop Hannah's Bottle Village Nature Trail
dunes, beach Linear Greenwich Dunes
fields, bay, dunes mixed Tlaqatik
historic site loop Heritage Trail
museum, singing sands linear Singing Sands Beach
old cars, shed loop Red Loop
pond, stream loop Peggy's Trail (Mooney's Pond)
scenic views, villages linear Confederation Trail


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.

Features Type Trail
bay, historic site linear Victoria Park Boardwalk
fort, lighthouses, wigwam loops Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site Trails
pond, interpretive signs linear Andrew's Mill Pond
river, fields, forest loops Bonshaw Hills Provincial Park
river, fields, monuments mixed Beach Grove
river, fields, forest loops Strathgartney Provincial Park
river loop Breadalbane Nature
river, marsh, fields mixed Tryon River
scenic views, villages linear Confederation