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Stanhope Beach - PEI National Park

Location: Green Gables Shore

Park Type: Campground

Supervised Beach: Yes

Well-known among local beach lovers is Stanhope Beach, located in the Brackley-Dalvay Region of PEI National Park. Perfect for a family beach day with its wide sandbars, surf guard services (in July and August) and accompanying playground, Stanhope may be the perfect destination for your next adventure.

Equipped with washrooms and a new kitchen shelter, Stanhope is also one of PEI National Park’s more accessible beaches with the inclusion of enhanced accessibility features such as ramps, designated parking, mobility mats and beach wheelchairs and buoyant beach chairs (available by reservation).
An entrance fee applies at this PEI National Park location from June to September.

Visitors are reminded that dogs and other pets are not permitted on national park beaches from April 1 to October 15 annually. Please plan ahead!

LIFEGUARD NOT ON DUTY at this time. When beaches are UNSUPERVISED, visitors swim at their OWN RISK.

Stanhope Sunset over boardwalk

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.

Stanhope Campground

125 site campground with 8 Parks Canada oTENTiks tents; Wi-Fi, new washrooms, kitchen shelters, playground and welcome kiosk. Reservations recommended.

Discover Green Gables Shore

Located just 23km from Charlottetown, Stanhope 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.

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