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Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada

What's New

Temporary trail closures

Parks Canada wishes to advise that the Woodlands trail and the Reeds & Rushes trail in Dalvay, Prince Edward Island National Park will be closed until Spring 2015. This closure is in effect to facilitate upgrades to the park’s wastewater infrastructure. For more information, please contact us.

Camping reservations for 2014 season

Reservations for camping at Stanhope and Cavendish campgrounds are now available through the Parks Canada Campground Reservation Service by phoning 1-877-RESERVE (8 am to 6 pm) or online at

A reservation fee is charged per reservation, and cancellation and modification fees may also apply. Camping fees are charged per site for each night of your stay.

Cruise the Coastline


The Gulf Shore Parkway in Brackley-Dalvay is an 11km trail that winds through coastal dunescapes and past Covehead Lighthouse, three supervised beaches and bustling Covehead Harbour and on to Dalvay-by-the-Sea. All new for 2014 is the Parks Canada Coastal Cruiser! These 4 wheeled bikes are a fun new way for families and groups to tour PEI National Park at a leisurely pace.

There is a 2-person model and 4-person model available for rent, as well as a 2-person tram that can be attached to either model. Each Coastal Cruiser provides seating for two small children in the front, features independent pedaling systems and gears, as well as a colourful canopy to keep you shaded on your ride.

Rent your Coastal Cruiser for $40 per half-day from Stanhope Campground. Call 902-672-6350 for more information.

Beach use reminder

Dog owners! A gentle reminder that PEI National Park beaches go pet-free April 1-Oct. 15 every year. Thanks for your cooperation! » More information...

Ecological restoration projects in Prince Edward Island National Park

Parks Canada received funding under a special project to improve ecological health in Prince Edward Island National Park and national historic sites in Prince Edward Island. Parks Canada is pleased to invest ...
» Ecological restoration projects...

You're Invited

Join us at one of our many special events in the park!
» 2014 Special Events Calendar...

Island school runner-up in Canada’s Coolest School Trip contest

A Grade 8 class at Montague Intermediate School in Montague, PEI was one of three finalists in the 2014 Canada’s Coolest School Trip contest. The class was among 38 Grade 8 classes across the country to create videos on the importance of Parks Canada places to Canadians, focusing on its natural and historical significance. A panel of judges selected the winners from the ten videos that received the most public votes online.

The Montague Intermediate class won an overnight camping trip at Prince Edward Island National Park. Check out its winning video entry here. See the news release for more information about Canada's Coolest School Trip contest and the My Parks Pass program.