Best Trails of Prince Edward Island

This list represents the most popular trails in Prince Edward Island. Use this list to plan your next Prince Edward Island outdoor trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 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 ...

  • #2 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 ...

  • #3 North Rustico Harbour

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    North Rustico, PE

    North Rustico Harbour is an excellent point from which to launch for paddling in Rustico Bay or along the north shore. The bay is sheltered by Robinsons Island, which is part of Prince Edward ...
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    North Rustico Harbour is an excellent point from which to launch for paddling in Rustico Bay or along the north shore. The ...

  • #4 Prince Edward Island National Park

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    North Rustico, PE

    As you venture out into Rustico Harbour, keep an eye out for fast-moving fishing boats that must stay within the channel or otherwise go aground. Stay to the side of the channel and paddle out ...
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    As you venture out into Rustico Harbour, keep an eye out for fast-moving fishing boats that must stay within the channel ...

  • #5 New London Bay and the Cavendish Dunes of the North Shore

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    Kensington, PE

    You will paddle parallel to the north shore of the barrier beach sand dunes, which are spectacular. They appear as camel humps or dinosaur fins on the horizon. The shore contains the best sandy ...
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    You will paddle parallel to the north shore of the barrier beach sand dunes, which are spectacular. They appear as camel ...

  • #6 French River

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    Springbrook, PE

    French River is located on the north shore of the island, overlooking New London Bay, less than roughly 12 miles northeast of Kensington and roughly the same distance west of Cavendish. The main ...
    •  12 miles
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    French River is located on the north shore of the island, overlooking New London Bay, less than roughly 12 miles northeast ...

  • #7 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 ...

  • #8 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 ...

  • #9 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 ...

  • #10 Stanley Bridge North

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    North Rustico, PE

    I once sailed my canoe from the Morris Bridge, down the Stanley River, under Stanley Bridge, and across New London Bay to the south side of the barrier beach known as the Cavendish Dunes. The ...
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    I once sailed my canoe from the Morris Bridge, down the Stanley River, under Stanley Bridge, and across New London Bay to ...

  • #11 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 ...

  • #12 Covehead Bay Sand Flats and Brackley Bay

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    Union Road, PE

    Directly in front of the ramp is a series of sandbars sculpted by narrow channels. During low tide the water is very shallow, but you can still paddle among the sand flats within the channels, ...
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    Directly in front of the ramp is a series of sandbars sculpted by narrow channels. During low tide the water is very shallow, ...

  • #13 Conway Narrows

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    Lennox Island, PE

    The Narrows is a long, protected body of water that is ideal for either canoe or kayak. The northern barrier beach blocks the wind from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, so even if there is a breeze, ...
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    The Narrows is a long, protected body of water that is ideal for either canoe or kayak. The northern barrier beach blocks ...

  • #14 The North Shore: "Perfect Strangers"

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    North Rustico, PE

    This section of Prince Edward Island’s hospitable coastline combines the rolling sand dunes and low sandstone cliffs so typical of the Island’s shores. It is home to the world-famous Malpeque ...
    •  Overnight trip
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    This section of Prince Edward Island’s hospitable coastline combines the rolling sand dunes and low sandstone cliffs so typical ...

  • #15 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 ...

  • #16 Tignish - Alberton Confederation Trail

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    Tignish, PE

    The trail is located in western Prince Edward Island, just over 50 miles northwest of Summerside. Just a couple of miles south of North Cape, Tignish is the starting point for Prince Edward Island's ...
    •  26.7 miles
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    The trail is located in western Prince Edward Island, just over 50 miles northwest of Summerside. Just a couple of miles ...

  • #17 Oyster Cove & Indian River Pond

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    Kensington, PE

    This guide contains information on paddling Oyster Cove & Indian River Pond. Oyster Cove: Here you will see a sheltered bay marked by the red signs that signify the area is licensed to individual ...
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    This guide contains information on paddling Oyster Cove & Indian River Pond. Oyster Cove: Here you will see a sheltered bay ...

  • #18 Hog Island and the Malpeque Sand Hills

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    Kensington, PE

    This part of Malpeque Bay is tailor made for coastal kayaks. You will need to paddle some long distances, often with the effects of the wind, although equally on calm water behind the sheltering ...
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    This part of Malpeque Bay is tailor made for coastal kayaks. You will need to paddle some long distances, often with the ...

  • #19 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) ...

  • #20 Saint Peters Lake

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    Saint Peters, PE

    St. Peters Lake offers a multitude of paddling pleasures. A few cottages are located on the northwestern shore of St. Peters Lake, but otherwise there is no sign of human habitation. Ducks feed ...
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    St. Peters Lake offers a multitude of paddling pleasures. A few cottages are located on the northwestern shore of St. Peters ...