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PEI National Park - North Rustico

Location: Green Gables Shore

Supervised Beach: No

Head to the North Rustico Beach for red cliffs and shoreline that contrasts with the blue ocean and sky. In the early afternoon, you can watch fishing boats return to the harbour with their daily catches. Magnificent scenery and photos guaranteed!

You may even be lucky enough to meet renowned sand sculptor and art teacher Maurice Bernard who is eager to teach the tricks of the trade for building spectacular sandcastles and sculptures.

Amenities at this beach location are limited to washrooms.

An entrance fee applies at this PEI National Park location.

Kids running on sand path, ocean, Rustico

National Park Beach Safety

Lifeguards are on duty at PEI National Park locations between July and Labour Day. They aim to post surf conditions each day by 11 am.

Discover Green Gables Shore

Follow the Gulf Shore Parkway or Route 6 to North Rustico Beach. This beach is part of Green Gables Shore and is one of seven supervised beaches in the PEI National Park.

Prince Edward Island National Park

While visiting the park, enjoy a fun family activity on the beach or by the fireside and see what you can learn from our captivating interpreters.

What to Do in Green Gables Shore

La Rose Bistro

Upscale bistro serving fresh, local produce. Be a part of something genuine with amazing food.

Dates of Operation: June 23, 2022 - September 5, 2022

Just Johnny's

Welcome to Just Johnny's in the heart of Cavendish. Great food, great fun, great service.

Dates of Operation: June 17, 2022 - September 5, 2022