Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada

Hiking

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. The trails vary in length as well as in sight and sound. For brief descriptions as well as the location of each trail refer to the table below. Enjoy!

Guided Hikes

Join a guided hike to the Greenwich Dunes with a park interpreter. Learn about the cultural and natural history of Greenwich and see the peninsula’s spectacular parabolic dunes on this 5 km hike.

Trails

Trail Length Difficulty Location
Woodlands
Hike Bike
4 or 4.9 or 5.7 km Easy Starts off the northwest portion of Dalvay Crescent
Reeds & Rushes
Hike Scenic Wheelchair Access
2 km Easy Starts off the northwest portion of Dalvay Crescent
Farmlands
Hike Bike
2.9 km Easy Starts 2 km east of Stanhope, to the south of the Gulf Shore Parkway
Bubbling Springs
Hike Scenic Bike
2.5 km Easy Starts 2 km east of Stanhope, to the south of the Gulf Shore Parkway
Gulf Shore Way East
Hike Wheelchair Access Bike

10 km
One Way

Easy Trailheads located at Brackley Beach Complex and Dalvay Crescent
Gulf Shore Way West
Hike Wheelchair Access Bike

8.5 km
One Way

Easy Trailheads located at North Rustico and at Cawnpore Lane (Oceanview Lookoff)
Cavendish Dunelands
Hike Scenic Bike
2.3 km
One Way
Easy Starts at Oceanview Lookoff
Homestead
Hike Bike
6.7 or 8.8 km Moderate Starts just at the entrance of Cavendish Campground
Clark’s Lane Trail
Hike Scenic Bike

0.8 km
One Way
Easy Starts at Cavendish Grove
Cavendish Beach Trail
Hike Scenic Bike
1.1 km
One Way
Easy Starts at Cavendish Grove
Haunted Wood*
Hike Scenic
1.1 km Easy Green Gables Heritage Place
Balsam Hollow*
Hike Scenic
1.2 km Easy Green Gables Heritage Place
Tlaqatik
Jike Scenic Bike
4.8 km Easy Greenwich
Greenwich Dunes
Hike Scenic
4.8 km Moderate Greenwich
Havre Saint Pierre
Hike Wheelchair Access Scenic Bike
1.1 km Easy Greenwich

*Green Gables site fee applicable

All trail distances are return unless otherwise noted.