Trails

Prince Edward Island National Park

There are many scenic trails located within Prince Edward Island National Park, each with its own unique features. Meander along field edges and hedgerows, across floating boardwalks or through mixed woodlands. Discover spectacular vistas and a variety of species of birds and other wildlife.

List of hiking/cycling trails

Easy Family-friendly trails that are suitable for all visitors.
Moderate Medium-length trails with moderate elevation gain and some short, steep sections. Suitable for most visitors.
Difficult Longer trails with long, steep sections that are suitable for visitors who have trail experience and are prepared (proper equipment and water).

 
Cavendish-North Rustico trails Difficulty Distance Type Location
Gulf Shore Way West 8.5 km one way Oceanview: 100 Terre Rouge Lane, Cavendish
North Rustico: 216 Churchill Road, North Rustico
Cavendish Dunelands 2.4 km one way 590 Grahams Lane, Cavendish
Homestead Trail - MacNeill Loop 10 km stacked loops 355 Grahams Lane, Cavendish
Homestead Trail - Simpson Loop 6 km stacked loops 355 Grahams Lane, Cavendish
Clark’s Lane Trail 1.2 km one way 8780 Route 6, Cavendish
Cavendish Beach Trail 1.1 km one way 8780 Route 6, Cavendish
         
Green Gables Heritage Place        
Haunted Wood 0.9 km loop 8619 Route 6, Cavendish *entry fee
Balsam Hollow 0.8 km loop 8619 Route 6, Cavendish *entry fee
         
Brackley-Dalvay trails  Difficulty Distance Type Location
Farmlands Trail 2.8 km loop 735 Gulf Shore Parkway, Stanhope
Bubbling Springs 2.5 km loop 735 Gulf Shore Parkway, Stanhope
Gulf Shore Way East
12.2 km one way 48 Gulf Shore Parkway, Dalvay
4021 Brackley Pt Rd., North Rustico
Robinsons Island Trail System (R.I.T.S.)  
5 km stacked loops 4020 Brackley Pt Rd., North Rustico
         
Greenwich trails Difficulty Distance Type Location
Tlaqatik 4.6 km return / loop is 2.4 km return/loop 61 Greenwich Road, Route 313, Greenwich
Havre Saint Pierre 1.1 km loop 61 Greenwich Road, Route 313, Greenwich
Greenwich Dunes 4.6 km return/loop 61 Greenwich Road, Route 313, Greenwich
         

Skmaqn–Port-la-Joye–Fort-Amherst
trails

   stacked loops 191 Hache Gallant Dr, Rocky Point

 

Dogs are welcome in PEI National Park and on the trails provided they are on a leash. Please do not leave your furry friend unattended at any time. Dogs are not allowed on the beach between April 1 and October 15 annually. Learn more about visiting PEI National Park with your dog on our website.

Off-season access

Trails and other facilities at PEI National Park are not maintained between Thanksgiving and Victoria Day each year. However, visitors are still welcome to use the trails. Please note: There will be limited emergency service provided by Parks Canada during this time. 

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