The 449 kilometres of rolled stone dust trail 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 many small towns and communities from tip to tip including a stop at the Confederation Bridge.
PEI's 110 kilometre portion of the International Appalachian Trail begins in Borden-Carleton and ends at the Wood Islands ferry terminal.
The Confederation Trail is a geocaching hotspot with over 1600 geocache sites along the route. It is also a walking museum with almost 250 bilingual interpretive panels spanning from one end to the other and along each branch line.
You will find a convenient selection of accommodations, food and services a short distance from the trail. Please be advised that some road travel may be required. For safety concerns, check with accommodation providers regarding distance.
Prince Edward Island is rich in picturesque scenery, cultural and musical talent, culinary delights and Canadian heritage. This wonderful piece of Canada has countless adventures to offer and is best explored by bicycle or on foot.
PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE: One side of the railing of the bridge at km 52 on the Beaton Road has been damaged. Proceed with caution. (Posted April 9, 2021)