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Travel Atlantic Provinces

Trails of Prince Edward Island

by (author) Michael Haynes

Publisher
Goose Lane Editions
Initial publish date
Jun 2015
Category
Atlantic Provinces, Hiking, Hikes & Walks
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780864920485
    Publish Date
    Jun 2015
    List Price
    $24.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9780864927279
    Publish Date
    Jun 2015
    List Price
    $18.99

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Description

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.

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Editorial Reviews

"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>

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