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This fine hiking/snowshoeing trail is being created by landowner Matt McGuire, his family, and the community of Tyne Valley.  The trail is a serpentine track that winds in and out of a predominantly hardwood forest and beside and over a very picturesque stream that’s home to an abundance of trout during fishing season.

The trail is being built as time allows.  Rudimentary signage has been posted and is being constantly upgraded and improved.  The route is expected to be modified as the snow melts – the trail is currently popular with walkers and snowshoe enthusiasts.

Fullerton’s Creek Conservation Park is a 140 acre conservation area around the Town of Stratford’s wellfield. The area includes walking trails, a multi-purpose field and viewing platform overlooking Fullerton’s Marsh. The park is designed for use in all seasons.

The viewing platform is a great addition to the park allowing visitors to get a better view of the marsh. Watch for Great Blue Herons, a variety of ducks and birds and maybe even see a muskrat!

This is a 10 km hiking or biking route that follows the Gulf Shore Parkway from Cavendish to North Rustico.  To quote from Parks Canada:

“There is no better way to explore the stunning landscapes of PEI’s North Shore than by cycling (or hiking) the Gulf Shore Way. This seaside route is a recent upgrade to PEI National Park that offers a paved, two-way trail that twins the Gulf Shore Parkway, providing cyclists (or hikers) with a smooth surface and a mix of flat stretches and gentle rolling slopes. Wind your way past the iconic red sandstone cliffs of Cavendish, panoramic dunescapes in Brackley, the iconic Covehead lighthouse and six of PEI National Park’s breathtaking supervised beaches. With so much to see and do on route, you’ll love the trip as much as the destination!”

Of special note to walkers, this paved trail along the Gulf of St. Lawrence is also part of the Island Walk – a 700km journey around the perimeter of PEI using the Confederation Trail, public roads and pathways.  For more info on the Island Walk check out our new website:  Https://theislandwalk.ca

Welcome to the Robinsons Island Trail System.  5 kilometers of multi-use trail and the newest addition to the park’s outdoor offerings. Located on a small island that was once home to a popular campground, this family-friendly trail has options for hikers and bikers of all levels. Designed as a “stacked loop,” bikers and hikers can choose a shorter or longer route depending on skill level or time constraints.

The trail has been designed with mountain bikers in mind and features 11 technical trail challenges located in spurs that break off of the main trail. An afternoon at Robinson’s Island is an outdoor adventure meant to challenge beginner to intermediate mountain bikers, but those who dare not test their skills on the ramps and teeter totters need not shy away; just skip the branches and stick to the main trail for a beautifully scenic cycling adventure.

This popular hiking and biking trail was built by volunteers in the mid-1990 and continues to be maintained by volunteers today.  Like many trails in PEI, the St. Catherine’s Trail crosses many private land parcels and exists thanks to collaboration with local land owners.  The trail is 6.5km in length and it is often hiked or biked in both directions, making it one of the longest privately-owned trails on the Island.  The trail is somewhat difficult because of switchbacks and the frequent changes in elevation.

The trail traverses a mostly hardwood forest which makes it a favorite destination in the fall.  Beach, birch and maple trees are found along the entire length of the trail as are many species of birds as well as fox and snowshoe hares.  The eastern portion of the trail (east of the MacEachern Road) is less frequently travelled and can be difficult to locate in the winter when it is snow covered.

 



Thanks to Parks PEI for this:

“The nordic/x-country site features 24.5 km of groomed recreational trails, 7.5 km of competitive trails and biathlon trails, a complete rental shop with classic, skate ski, fatbike, snowshoe and tube rentals, a lodge, waxing huts, biathlon range, and sliding hill. The latest trail grooming equipment makes the Park the destination of choice for x-country skiing in the Maritimes.

The nordic ski lodge is a 2 level building that is approximately 36′ x 45′ located at 1800 route 13 in Brookvale.

The nordic rental shop is located on the lower level of the lodge.

The upper level of the lodge has a seating area , washrooms and small kitchen available for use.”