Prince Edward Island - Outdoor Activities

Prince Edward Island has approximately 68 trails, including 53 for flatwater kayaking & canoeing and 11 for mountain biking. These trails range from 4 to 26.7 miles in length. The most popular trails are Trout River (Near Stanley River), Bonshaw River and Hunter River (Clyde River). The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Prince Edward Island was Joel W. who completed Bonshaw River.

  • Bonshaw River

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    Clyde River, PE

    The Bonshaw River offers many hours of memorable paddling, depending on how far you decide to explore. The area is highly touted for its fly-fishing opportunities. Because the river is heavily ...
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    The Bonshaw River offers many hours of memorable paddling, depending on how far you decide to explore. The area is highly ...

  • Hunter River (Clyde River)

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    North Rustico, PE

    Do not be confused by the two names given to the same river. I was confounded for quite a while until I understood that there was an official and unofficial name for this waterway, which points ...
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    Do not be confused by the two names given to the same river. I was confounded for quite a while until I understood that there ...

  • Larkin’s Pond

    0 Reviews

    Saint Peters, PE

    No matter where you are on the Island, be sure to make your way to the Larkin’s Pond Conservation Area. This is a must! The paddling here is some of the best on PEI. The pond, marsh, and river ...
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    No matter where you are on the Island, be sure to make your way to the Larkin’s Pond Conservation Area. This is a must! The ...

  • Big Pond

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    Souris, PE

    Big Pond is a gem of a paddling experience. It all begins by pushing off from a smooth sandy bottom and heading west (left) onto the pond. Deep green marsh grass lines the banks with a backdrop ...
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    Big Pond is a gem of a paddling experience. It all begins by pushing off from a smooth sandy bottom and heading west (left) ...

  • South Lake

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    Souris, PE

    South Lake is absolutely majestic. On the seaward side it is bordered by barrier sand dunes. These high dunes have evolved into an area largely covered by grass and, in some places, pine trees. ...
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    South Lake is absolutely majestic. On the seaward side it is bordered by barrier sand dunes. These high dunes have evolved ...

  • Basin Head

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    Souris, PE

    Basin Head Lake is a long, narrow inlet that stretches north parallel to the shoreline. On a calm day you could spend several hours paddling and exploring inside the barrier beach. I mention ...
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    Basin Head Lake is a long, narrow inlet that stretches north parallel to the shoreline. On a calm day you could spend several ...

  • Fortune River and Bay Fortune

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    Souris, PE

    This area is a bonanza for the canoe or kayak enthusiast. Its very name reflects our “good fortune” to be able to paddle the river and the bay. The area was named in the early 1750s by Acadian ...
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    This area is a bonanza for the canoe or kayak enthusiast. Its very name reflects our “good fortune” to be able to paddle ...

  • Boughton Bay-Poplar Point to Spry Point

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    Souris, PE

    From Poplar Point you can paddle either up- or downriver. (For a description of the upper portion of the Boughton, refer to the Boughton River write-up.) Heading downriver toward the bay, you ...
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    From Poplar Point you can paddle either up- or downriver. (For a description of the upper portion of the Boughton, refer ...

  • Boughton River

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    Cardigan, PE

    We drove clear across the Island when we heard that a new canoe/kayak trail had been developed on the Boughton River, and am I glad we did! The developing committees—first the Boughton River ...
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    We drove clear across the Island when we heard that a new canoe/kayak trail had been developed on the Boughton River, and ...

  • Leard’s Pond

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    Cardigan, PE

    The very nature of the “serious” ramp leading to the pond indicates this is going to be a very special body of water. Park in the spacious area and push your craft onto Leard’s Pond. As you turn ...
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    The very nature of the “serious” ramp leading to the pond indicates this is going to be a very special body of water. Park ...

  • Seal River

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    Cardigan, PE

    Launch your craft into Seal River Bay, which is an estuary of the Cardigan River. You will immediately feel at home, for there are several canoes on the banks of the few cabins that line the ...
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    Launch your craft into Seal River Bay, which is an estuary of the Cardigan River. You will immediately feel at home, for ...

  • Saint Andrews Point

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    Montague, PE

    Paddle east into Cardigan Bay with the coast on your right. Proceed to St. Andrews Point, where you are parallel to the provincial park. It is here that you will begin to spot harbor seals. The ...
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    Paddle east into Cardigan Bay with the coast on your right. Proceed to St. Andrews Point, where you are parallel to the provincial ...

  • Three Rivers: Cardigan, Brudenell, and Montague

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    Gergetown, PE

    Trois Rivieres (Three Rivers)—the very name reverberates with historical significance. In this area of the eastern coastline, in 1732 Jean Pierre Roma, perhaps the most successful early settler ...
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    Trois Rivieres (Three Rivers)—the very name reverberates with historical significance. In this area of the eastern coastline, ...

  • Panmure Island and Saint Mary’s Bay & Graham Pond

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    Montague, PE

    This guide contains information on paddling Panmure Island and St. Mary’s Bay & Graham Pond. St. Mary’s Bay offers outstanding canoe sailing because of its sheltered water and reaps the benefits ...
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    This guide contains information on paddling Panmure Island and St. Mary’s Bay & Graham Pond. St. Mary’s Bay offers outstanding ...

  • MacLure’s Pond

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    Murray Harbor, PE

    MacLure’s Pond is the largest freshwater pond on Prince Edward Island and probably one of the prettiest. The pond was actually a millpond whose rich history dates back to the early 1800s. Today ...
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    MacLure’s Pond is the largest freshwater pond on Prince Edward Island and probably one of the prettiest. The pond was actually ...

  • Nicolle Cove & Greek River

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    Murray Harbor, PE

    This guide contains information on paddling Nicolle Cove & Greek River. Nicolle Cove: As you paddle in the cove, you can cross the Murray River heading out to the Murray Islands or turn westward ...
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    This guide contains information on paddling Nicolle Cove & Greek River. Nicolle Cove: As you paddle in the cove, you can ...

  • Manchons Point

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    Murray Harbor, PE

    Head straight across the open bay for the islands. About three-quarters of the way across the bay on a recent paddle,we had our first seal sighting. This playful sea puppy popped its head above ...
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    Head straight across the open bay for the islands. About three-quarters of the way across the bay on a recent paddle,we had ...

  • Elmira Confederation Trail

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    Elmira, PE

    Elmira is situated on the far eastern tip of Prince Edward Island. From the Railway Museum in Elmira, the ride begins with a 5.4-mile spur along the Confederation Trail to Baltic. From Baltic, ...
    •  20.4 miles
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    Elmira is situated on the far eastern tip of Prince Edward Island. From the Railway Museum in Elmira, the ride begins with ...

  • Souris Confederation Trail

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    Souris, PE

    This trail is in southeastern prince Edward Island, off Highway 2. This ride is an easy 11.7-mile loop that follows the relatively wide, graded surfaces of both the Confederation Trail and the ...
    •  11.7 miles
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    This trail is in southeastern prince Edward Island, off Highway 2. This ride is an easy 11.7-mile loop that follows the relatively ...

  • Morell - St. Peter's Confederation Trail

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    Morell, PE

    This trail is located in eastern Prince Edward Island, 28 miles northeast of Charlottetown. Offering a classic Prince Edward Island blend of meadows fringed with wildflowers and breathtaking ...
    •  14.3 miles
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    This trail is located in eastern Prince Edward Island, 28 miles northeast of Charlottetown. Offering a classic Prince Edward ...

  • Bonshaw

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    Bonshaw, PE

    The trail is located west of Charlottetown, near Bonshaw Provincial Park. Bikers covet this 6-mile out-and-back ride because it is all that remains of two elaborate singletrack trails that were ...
    •  6 miles
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    The trail is located west of Charlottetown, near Bonshaw Provincial Park. Bikers covet this 6-mile out-and-back ride because ...

  • Charlotte's Shore Heritage Roads

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    Green Bay, PE

    This ride is located west of Charlottetown, near Brookvale Provincial Park. Charlotte's Shore is a hilly, 10-mile loop utilizing these historic old roads and short, connecting stretches of pavement. ...
    •  10 miles
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    This ride is located west of Charlottetown, near Brookvale Provincial Park. Charlotte's Shore is a hilly, 10-mile loop utilizing ...

  • Brookvale

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    Hunter River, PE

    The Nordic Center at Brookvale Provincial Park is located in central Prince Edward Island, almost exactly half way between Summerside and Charlottetown. This ride follows a 4-mile race circuit ...
    •  4 miles
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    The Nordic Center at Brookvale Provincial Park is located in central Prince Edward Island, almost exactly half way between ...

  • Anne's Land Heritage Roads

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    Glen Valley, PE

    This ride is located off of PEI Highway 2, approximately 20 minutes west of Charlottetown in Fredericton. On this ride you will have to work hard on every meter of its 13 kilometers and sweat ...
    •  7.8 miles
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    This ride is located off of PEI Highway 2, approximately 20 minutes west of Charlottetown in Fredericton. On this ride you ...

  • Homestead Trail

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    Cavendish, PE

    The trail is in Prince Edward Island National Park, near Cavendish, on the north shore of the island. Prince Edward Island National Park is the perfect destination to combine a fun cycling excursion ...
    •  6.3 miles
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    The trail is in Prince Edward Island National Park, near Cavendish, on the north shore of the island. Prince Edward Island ...

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