The Island is known for it’s beaches and relaxed atmosphere. A breathtaking destination, filled with wandering trails, endless beaches and unique experiences everywhere you look. The land here is rich, producing a bounty of fruits, vegetables, meat and dairy products. The waters teem with fish, as well as lobster, oysters, and other shellfish.
The 435 kilometres of the Confederation trail is a rolled stone dust trail which has gentle gradients which never exceed 2% (up or down). This Island wide exploration corridor is ideal for visitors of all fitness levels. The Main Trail starts in Tignish at kilometre 0 and ends in Elmira at kilometre 273. Branch trails extend into the heart of Charlottetown and to the waterside communities of Souris, Georgetown, Montague, Wood Islands, Murray River and Murray Harbour, plus the link to the Confederation Bridge in Borden-Carleton. Download the Great Trail App on your phone to assist with finding it.