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Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada

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Prince Edward Island National Park Offers Early Bird Season Passes


Prince Edward Island National Park is once again offering season passes at an “early bird” rate until June 15, 2016. Visitors can now purchase a 2016 Family/Group, adult, senior, or youth season pass for 50% off the regular price. Families can enjoy PEI National Park all season for only $49.

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2016 Visitor Guide


Hot off the press, our 2016 Visitor Guide for PEI National Park is now available!

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2016 trail information

  • The Woodlands trail and the Reeds & Rushes trail in Dalvay will be closed until further notice.
  • The access road to Robinsons Island and the Robinsons Island Trail System, which was closed due to wet and muddy trail conditions, has now been re-opened to visitors. The only exception is the pump track, which is used by cyclists.
  • Beach access beyond the boardwalk on the Greenwich Dunes Trail is temporarily closed while repairs are made to the stairs. In order to protect the fragile dunes system, visitors are not permitted to scale the dunes around the closure, and are encouraged to use the designated beach access from the Tlaqatik trail or at the main beach area.

For more information, please contact us.

Parks Canada Reservation Service - Update

Beginning in 2016, Parks Canada reservations will launch in January. Don't miss out!

Dates and more info: Parks Canada Reservation Service

Careers at PEI National Park


National parks require a wide variety of skills: from administration to management, to interpretive and educational skills, resource management, biology, trades and highway maintenance, public safety, search and rescue, and enforcement of the National Parks Act.

Current job opportunities

Ecological COnservation and REstoration Projects in Prince Edward Island National Park (CORE) Newsletter

The CORE Newsletter for August 2015 is now available to read online!

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Government of Canada announces new investments in Prince Edward Island National Park and National Historic Sites

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced infrastructure investments totalling $24 million in several Parks Canada projects across Prince Edward Island National Park, as well as at Green Gables Heritage Place and Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site. » Read the full news release...

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...

Prince Edward Island National Park Surf Guard Competition


Come out to Brackley Beach on Saturday, July 25th, at 7 p.m. to watch Prince Edward Island National Park Surf Guards demonstrate their life-saving skills in the annual Surf Guard Competition. The event includes running, swimming, paddling, simulated rescues with boards and cans, and other important skills. This year’s competition will coincide with National Drowning Prevention week: July 19th–25th.

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Parks Day!

Parks Canada invites Canadians to join them on Saturday, July 18th to celebrate Parks Day in Prince Edward Island National Park. Special activities include the Great Island Sandcastle Competition at Brackley Beach, where visitors can create sand sculptures of all shapes and sizes in this fun, family-friendly event.

More information on Parks Day...

You're Invited

Join us at one of our many special events in the park!
» 2016 Special Events Calendar...