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This narrow park stretches 40 kilometers through beautiful coastal landscape and includes the Green Gables House, immortalized in the famous novel "Anne of Green Gables."
Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the peninsula jutting into the Gulf of St Lawrence above Greenwich and comprised of an interesting parabolic (rare, U-shaped) dune system, this modest section of the larger PEI National Park is well worth a visit. Visitors can choose between three hikes (along well...More

Thank wucie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to a a lookout and had amazing views of the red sandstone cliffs, crashing waves and sandy beaches. The day was cold and windy but the views were amazing. We were here in the fall so saw some beautiful fall foliage. Would definitely...More

Thank MimiandPapa2862
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Received an e-mail from the PEI Tourism office recommending 5 hiking trails on the island. Visited two sections of the park on separate days. Day one was spent at the sand dunes near Greenwich. Spectacular dune formations along the sea. Comfortable walking along the boardwalks...More

Thank BlueridgeCharlie
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Prince Edward Islands Red Sand Beautiful landscape of emerald, sapphire and ruby. On Prince Edward Islands, the sands take on a distinctive bloody hue of red from an abundance of iron. The soft red sandstone has eroded over time, producing about 500 miles of rosy...More

Thank Sidra1987
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We traveled to PEI primarily because of the Anne of Green Gables books. The site did not disappoint. It is extremely well done and is constantly being renovated. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Avoid the cruise ships and tour buses if possible. The shore...More

Thank Lois L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I love this little island, so beautiful,lots to see for such a small place, GREAT food, best beaches,great entertainment, and the people are so friendly.

Thank D G
Reviewed October 1, 2018

got off a cruise ship hired a cab took a trip down the cabot trail about an hour got to the park the beach its nice not grand its nice just what I thought it was going to be no crashing waves on a rocky...More

Thank elliot m
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We stopped at the park to check out the red sand beach. There's a boardwalk so it's a comfortable walk over the dunes to the beach. The views are amazing! This is a great place to take photos. Even though it was September we took...More

Thank MaureenT7224
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours walking the boardwalk over to the sand dunes It is a pleasant, easy walk, until the last section, which requires a short scramble over sand bags and some tricky steps over a short hill. There are great photo opportunities...More

Thank HSeeingtheworld
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The walk from the parking lot near Greenwich on the north eastern part of the park is less populated than the area near Cavendish. The walk will take about an hour or so and passes over old farmland, through woods, and over a wooden boardwalk...More

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Response from GlenMcKenzie1 | Reviewed this property |
The hike out from the parking area along the Greenwich Dunes Trail is not far, just under 5 km. The floating boardwalk portion might be 500m in length.