The smallest province in Canada has some of the best scenery in the country. The 25 provincial parks are special in their own way, and they are waiting for you to come visit. Note: Park offices close in early fall, meaning that the parks are closed for the winter. However, visitors can access most of the parks for winter activities. Some of the parks close because their roads are unserviceable, so it is wise to check access before you go.

Overnight Camping and Day Use Parks

Brudenell River Provincial Park

Brudenell has a lot of activities for that special family getaway.

  • Location: On the east shores of PEI, about 8 km west of Georgetown; 3 km south of the town of Cardigan.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/brudenell-river
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Park is open mid-May until the end of September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible washrooms; firewood; washrooms; RV park; laundry; drinking water; sewage station; kitchen shelter;
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: trail rides, camping, swimming, wildlife viewing, kayaking, and canoeing. This beautiful park boasts a 25-site RV park, and there are campsites for tent and trailer campers. Go horseback riding, canoeing and kayaking. The Confederation Trail is nearby for hiking and biking. Golfers can play on an 18-hole golf course.
    • Winter: closed

Cabot Beach Provincial Park

The largest park in PEI, Cabot Beach has great swimming in Malpeque Bay.

  • Location: On the northwest shores of PEI, about 15 km north of the town of Kensington, the home of the Kensington Railyards.
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open May 31 to Sep 15. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible washrooms; firewood; washrooms; laundry; drinking water; sewage station; kitchen shelter; picnic area; convenience store.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Trail rides, camping, swimming, cycling, kayaking, and canoeing. Cycles can enjoy the pump track. Swim in beautiful Malpeque Bay. Children will enjoy the park, as there is a playground and activities specifically designed for them. Take a walk on the boardwalk. Visit the Fanning Schoolhouse, built in 1794.
    • Winter: closed

Cedar Dunes Provincial Park

Come to a place where the sandy beaches seem to never end.

  • Location: 24 km south of O'Leary in the West Point area of Prince Edward Island.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/cedar-dunes
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open Jun 7 - Sep 15.Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; laundry; sewage station; kitchen shelter; washrooms; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Camping, and trail rides. Visit the West Point Lighthouse, and the Prince Edward Island Potato Museum in O'Leary. Swim in the waters at the gorgeous sandy beaches. Walk the nature trails through the forests of coniferous trees and make sure you walk on the red sand.
    • Winter: closed

Jacques Cartier Provincial Park

  • Location: Approximately 7 km east of Alberton.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/jacques-cartier
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open Jun 7 - Sep 15.Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; laundry; sewage station; drinking water; kitchen shelter; washrooms; picnic area; convenience store.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Camping, trail rides, and beach volleyball. Swim at the beaches on the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Take in the nighttime interpretive activities, and learn more about the park and its history.
    • Winter: closed

Linkletter Provincial Park

  • Location: Approximately 6 km west of Summerside, on Bedeque Bay.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/linkletter
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open May 31 - Sep 22. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; laundry; sewage station; drinking water; kitchen shelter; washrooms; picnic area; convenience store.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Camping, swimming, hiking, and cycling.
    • Winter: closed

Lord Selkirk Provincial Park

While camping at the park, stop in to the town of Eldon, a town steeped in Scottish history.

  • Location: Approximately 2 km west of the town of Eldon, off of the Trans Canada Highway.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/lord-selkirk
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open Jun 14 -Sep 22. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; laundry; sewage station; drinking water; kitchen shelter; washrooms; picnic area; convenience store; swimming pool.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Camping, equestrian trails, hiking, calm digging. The seascape is beautiful in this area - make sure to take a walk along the shore. Because visitors cannot swim in the coastal waters, a swimming pool is on site. Play 9 holes of golf at Belfast Highlands Greens. Visit the Point Prim Lighthouse, or take in the Scottish Highland Games.
    • Winter: closed

Mill River Provincial Park

  • Location: Approximately 4 km north of Woodstock; 6 km south of Bloomfield.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/mill-river
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open May 17 - Sep 29. Open for winter activities. Check website for details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; sewage station; drinking water; kitchen shelter; restaurants; washrooms; picnic area; water park; activity centre.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Camping, hiking, beach volleyball, wagon rides, and tennis. Camp at the park and take in the wilderness and beauty of nature, or stay at the Rodd Mill River Resort. Take a wagon ride, water slide at the Mill River Fun Park, or play a round of golf at the Mill River Golf Course. Hike the Trout River Nature Trail. Come in the winter, and enjoy the many activities available.
    • Winter: Cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and ice skating

Northumberland Provincial Park

  • Location: Approximately 3 km east of Wood Islands ferry. Accessible by the Wood Islands Ferry.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/northumberland
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open Jun 7 - Sep 22. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; camping cabins; electricity (in camping cabins); sewage station; drinking water; laundry; kitchen shelter; washrooms; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Swimming, hiking, beach volleyball, clam digging, bird watching, and camping. Swim in the ocean. Play all sorts of sports at the playgrounds. Take in local attractions such as the Cape Bear Lighthouse & Marconi museum and the plough the waves lighthouse & interpretive centre.
    • Winter: Closed

Panmure Island Provincial Park

A beautiful island paradise right in PEI.

  • Location: Approximately 23 km west of Montague.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/panmure-island
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open Jun 7 - Sep 15. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; sewage station; drinking water; canteen; kitchen shelter; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Swim at the white sand beaches, where the sand dunes and the scenery are breathtaking. Visitors can also attend the Annual Pow Wow at Panmure.
    • Winter: Closed

Red Point Provincial Park

  • Location: Approximately 11 km southeast of Souris.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/red-point
  • Use: Camping and day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open May 31 - Sep 15.Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; firewood; sewage station; drinking water; laundry; kitchen shelter; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking and swimming. Come to Red Point for the beaches and the perfect family holiday.
    • Winter: Closed

Day Use Only Parks

Argyle Shore Provincial Park

  • Location: On Route 19, about a 30 minute drive from Charlottetown, on the south shore of the island.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/argyle-shore
  • Use: Day use
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; showers; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking. Walk on the gorgeous red sands. Watch the tide pools. Jellyfish, mussel shells, barnacles, and hermit crabs make their homes at this beach.
    • Winter: Closed

Basin Head Provincial Park

  • Location: Off of Route 16, east of the town of Souris; 2 km east of Red Point Provincial Park.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/basin-head
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open June to end of September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; showers; canteen; museum; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Swimming and hiking. Swim in the supervised sandy beaches. Or walk on the soft white sands, also called the "singing sands" as the sands makes "music" as you walk over it. Play at the playground. The Basin Head Fisheries Museum is in the park, and is dedicated to preserving the long history of PEI's fisheries. Visit the tidal lagoon.
    • Winter: Closed

Belmont Provincial Park

  • Location: On Route 23, approximately 12 km north of Miscouche; 23 km northwest of Summerside.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/belmont-park
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; showers; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking
    • Winter: Closed

Bloomfield Provincial Park

  • Location: On Route 2 approximately 8 km northeast of O'Leary; 2 km west of Mill River Provincial Park.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/bloomfield
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; showers; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Fishing and hiking
    • Winter: Closed

Bonshaw Provincial Park

  • Location: On The Trans Canada Highway, approximately 2 km south of Strathgartnery Provincial Park
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/bonshaw
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; showers; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Fishing and hiking
    • Winter: Closed

Buffaloland Provincial Park

  • Location: On Route 4, approximately 6 km south of Montague.
  • Website: https://share.tourismpei.com/node/66170
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open year round.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; showers; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Fishing and hiking. Take a stroll on the boardwalk to a wooden deck where you can observe a herd of buffalo graze.
    • Winter: Cross-country skiing and other winter activities.

Chelton Beach Provincial Park

  • Location: Located off route 10 from Bedeque.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/chelton-beach
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Fishing and hiking. The Confederation Bridge can be seen from the park.
    • Winter: Closed.

Green Park Provincial Park

  • Location: Located off route 12 approximately 7 km east of the village of Tyne Valley.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/green-park
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: A hike on the Green Park Nature Trail can be as challenging or as relaxing as you want it to be, by either following the trail along the beach, or extending your walk into the marsh.
    • Winter: Closed.

Kings Castle Provincial Park

A wonderful place for young children to visit to make their fairy tale dreams come true.

  • Location: In Gladstone, on Route 348; 4 km east of Murray River.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/kings-castle
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; canteen; picnic area; kitchen shelter.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Swimming and hiking. Children will enjoy the life-size statues of fairy tale characters in the woods and the playgrounds. Park officials provide summer day camp activities for the young ones every summer. Swim and play at the riverfront beach.
    • Winter: Closed.

Pinette Provincial Park

  • Location: On the Trans Canada Highway, approximately 5 km southeast of Lord Selkirk Provincial Park.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/pinette
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September, but accessible all year round.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Fishing, hiking, and swimming. The beautiful riverside beach keeps visitors refreshed.
    • Winter: Closed.

Sally's Beach Provincial Park

  • Location: Off Route 310, in Spry Point. Approximately 60 minutes drive from Charlottetown.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/sallys-beach
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for exact dates.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; picnic area; kitchen shelter.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking and swimming. Gorgeous white sand, a walkway that is accessible, and nice hiking trails make this park a "must see" destination.
    • Winter: Closed.

Strathgartney Provincial Park

Strathgartney is the oldest park in Prince Edward Island.

  • Location: On the Trans Canada Hwy, 24 km west of Charlottetown.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/strathgartney
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September; however, accessible all year. Check website for more details.
  • Amenities: Wheelchair-accessible; washrooms; picnic area; kitchen shelter.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, swimming, and kayaking. Even though this is a day use spot, there is an area where you can car camp if desired. The West River is a great spot to canoe or kayak. Have some fun playing Frisbee golf. Hike the trails, and challenge yourself on the rocky terrain. The trails are suitable for horses.
    • Winter: Snowshoeing and cross country skiing

Union Corner Provincial Park

  • Location: On Route 11, about 9 km from Wellington.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/union-corner
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for more details.
  • Amenities: picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, and swimming.
    • Winter: Closed.

Wood Island Provincial Parks

  • Location: Off the Trans Canada Highway at the Wood Islands Ferry Terminal.
  • Website: https://www.tourismpei.com/provincial-park/wood-islands
  • Use: Day use.
  • Season/Hours: Open mid-June to mid-September. Check website for more details.
  • Amenities: Boat launch; canteen; picnic area.
  • Things to do:
    • Summer: Hiking, and swimming.
    • Winter: Closed.





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