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Bonshaw Hills Provincial Park

Location: Red Sands Shore

Park Type: Day Use Park

Supervised Beach: No

Enjoy over 18 kms of hiking and cycling trails suitable for all fitness levels with ratings from easy to difficult. The adjacent Bonshaw River is a popular angling area. Amenities include picnic shelters, barbeques (bring your own charcoal), a natural adventure playground featuring an accessible swing, balancing ropes and a sliding hill and toilets. Pets are permitted on leash.

The main trail is named Ji'ka'we'katikl (pronounced - Jih Ga Way Ga Dig), which is the traditional Mi'kmaq name for the West River meaning "the place where bass are plentiful.”

  • Location: 17530 Trans Canada Highway, Rte 1
  • Open year-round
  • Contact: 902-368-4791
Bonshaw Paddle Board, forest

Discover Red Shores Region

The Bonshaw Hills Provincial Park is located on the Trans-Canada Highway within the Red Sands Shore. This year-round park is a 25 minute drive from Charlottetown and 40 minutes from Summerside.

Trails Map

Download the park map for parking lot and entrance locations, trail lengths and difficulty.

What to Do in Red Shores