Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park

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VISIT Prince Edward Island National Park:

Park Details

Prince Edward Island National Park was established in 1937, and has a total area of 6,400 acres (10 square miles, or 26 square kilometers).

Address 41 Dalvay Crescent, Dalvay by the Sea, PE, C0A
Phone902-672-6350
HoursOpen from mid-May to early autumn every year
Entrance FeeFree-$9 per person daily, depending on age
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Prince Edward Island National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Prince Edward Island National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Prince Edward Island National Park are July, May, August & September.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation91889983859474761018599105
Avg Temp282835476069757467564534
Max Temp454253667683858680716249
Avg Temp131321314150575750413222
Min Temp-8-7020293746453628204
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Prince Edward Island National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Prince Edward Island National Park is visited.

Trip NameTrip MilesTrip Days
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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Prince Edward Island National Park.

NameDistance
Kouchibouguac National Park152 km
Fundy National Park170 km
Cape Breton Highlands National Park188 km
Kejimkujik National Park275 km
Forillon National Park292 km
Sable Island National Park Reserve of Canada370 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Prince Edward Island National Park:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
BrookvaleNorth Wiltshire, PE315 ft29%29 km
Ski WentworthWentworth, NS990 ft37%97 km

Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Prince Edward Island National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Prince Edward Island National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Halifax / Stanfield International AirportYHZHalifax, NS174 km
Portland International JetportPWMPortland, ME645 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Prince Edward Island National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Charlottetown AirportYYGCharlottetown, PE14 km
Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International AirportYQMMoncton, NB127 km
Îles-de-la-Madeleine AirportYGRÎles-de-la-Madeleine, QC149 km
Miramichi AirportYCHMiramichi, NB192 km
Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy AirportYQYSydney, NS235 km
Bathurst AirportZBFBathurst, NB242 km
Saint John AirportYSJSaint John, NB249 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.