Nature and science

Prince Edward Island National Park

Parks Canada works hard to ensure that our national park stays healthy through all kinds of restoration and conservation projects, through species monitoring and by educating others as to the ways that they can assist in protecting these special places for the future.


Two plovers on the beach

Area closures for species at risk

Guidelines & regulations currently in place, including beach closures for Piping Plover, sand dune regulations, and more. 

3 parkies plant trees for a Krumholtz


Learn about restoration and conservation projects, through species monitoring and education.

Two foxes sit along a path


PEI National Park is home to some pretty fantastic creatures and if you're lucky, you may just spot a few during your visit.

A tree is being planted on a sand dune


Discover over 600 species of plants identified in PEI National Park.

Coastline at Cavendish beach


The diverse habitats in the park provide a home for a variety of plants and animals.

Dune recovery sign at Covehead lighthouse beach

Dune recovery

Dunes are recovering after a severe weather event and can use your help.

Did you know Parks Canada was a partner in the development of the smartphone app iNaturalist?

Through this bilingual app, you can snap photos and document all of your discoveries. If your findings are approved by other iNaturalist users, they can be used to support research teams around the globe. Parks Canada staff look forward to seeing and discovering new or currently known species in Prince Edward Island National Park with you this summer!

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