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Singing Sands Beach, Basin Head Provincial Park

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Green Gables Shore Region


The Green Gables Shore region of the province is known for Anne of Green Gables, red sandstone cliffs and beaches. Hike along some of these long beaches and through active farm fields. Follow in the footsteps of Lucy Maud Montgomery and experience the inspriration for Anne of Green Gables. All of this can be found without even leaving the Cavendish section of Prince Edward Island National Park.

The majority of trails in this region of province revolve around the beaches and shoreline at Prince Edward Island National Park (Cavendish Section). Here you will find trails the circle active farmers fields like the Homestead Trail, trails that explore the ecology of sand dunes like on the Dunelands Trail and other trails that take you for a nice walk in the woods like at Cavendish Grove on the Cavendish Beach Trail.

Outside of the park there are also several options. Check out where L. M. Montgomery, the writer of Anne of Green Gables, grew up at the L. M. Montgomery's Cavendish National Monument. If you are just looking for a place to take a walk for some exercise check out the Gulf Shore West Trail or sections of the Confederation Trail in this region.


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