This new guide features more than 50 trails for hiking and cycling on Prince Edward Island, Canada's own emerald isle, included in the book are new trails in Prince Edward Island National Park and the just-completed Confederation Trail, the final (or initial, depending on which way you're facing!) leg of the Trans-Canada Trail.
Michael Haynes hiked and mapped each trail and provides detailed maps, trail descriptions, and GPS coordinates, as well as information on time, length, difficulty, and facilities available on each route. He also includes photographs, charts, tips for hikers and cyclists, and sidebars on historical, cultural, and natural subjects.
Whether you're planning a months-long trek from one coast of Canada to the other, or a picnic on the beach within view of a lighthouse, Trails of Prince Edward Island is the hiker's best companion, an authoritative and entertaining guide to this gem of Confederation.
About the author
Michael Haynes is one of the leading authorities of the outdoors in Eastern Canada. He is the Director of TransActive Solutions, a company dedicated to improving the walkability and bikeability of Canadian communities. Previously, he was the National Active Transportation and TrailsCanada Coordinator of Go for Green and the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Trails Federation. Recently, Michael has worked on project teams developing a Pedestrian and Cycling Plan for the Regional Municipality of York Ontario, the Regional Trail Plan for Chatham-Kent Ontario, the Active Transportation Plan for the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia, the Hub Trail System for Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, and a rural trail development manual for the province of Alberta. Michael has conducted workshops on Active Transportation more than 50 communities across Canada and regularly presents on trails across Canada and internationally. Michael is a member of the Province of Ontario's Trails Coordinating Committee and the Public Health Agency of Canada's Advisory Committee for Active Transportation. A frequent guest on CBC radio, he now lives In Halifax, Nova Scotia.
"This new work provides an indispensable guide to more than 50 walking and biking routes that take the island's 'pastoral panoramas' and 'awesome beaches in matchless settings'."
<i>Atlantic Books Today</i>
"The effect is rather like having a knowledgeable friend along for the journey."
<i>Atlantic Books Today</i>
Other titles by Michael Haynes
Hiking Trails of Ottawa, the National Capital Region and Beyond
Best of The Great Trail, Volume 2
British Columbia to Northern Ontario on the Trans Canada Trail
Best of The Great Trail, Volume 1
Newfoundland to Southern Ontario on the Trans Canada Trail
Hiking Trails of Montréal and Beyond
Trails of Halifax Regional Municipality, 2nd Edition
Hiking Trails of Mainland Nova Scotia