Practical Prince Edwards Island Campgrounds: An overview Of Two PEI Campgrounds
Not all canadian campgrounds in the Maritime provinces have lush forests and rugged mountain-like surroundings as on Cape Breton Island. Though conveniently near the ocean, these two Prince Edward Island campgrounds are more practical campgrounds, having trendy amenities, but fewer luxuries than other campgrounds. The scenery at or near these tranquil sites are worth it. Be sure to call or contact these campgrounds earlier than you make plans. Just as campgrounds within the northern United States usually close for the winter, not all Canadian Maritimes campgrounds will probably be open during their mild winters. ** Just 1.5 Km east of the Conderation Bridge on the TransCanada Hwy (Rte 1) in Prince Edward Island you’ll find the family-run Solar ‘n’ Shade Campground It is adjoining to the Confederation Trail which pleases travellers who wish to take advantage of the walking/bicycling on the trail, and it’s close to beautiful beaches. The campground accommodates several dozen tents, trailers, and big RVs, with both open and shaded sites, a few of that are pull-thrus with 20-30 amp electrical service, and fire-pits. Onsite you will find free hot showers, laundry, dumping station, pay phone, cable, a camp store with ice. The luxury features include cable Tv hookups, modem access, and horseshoe and volleyball facilities. Leashed pets are allowed, they usually take Mastercard and Visa as fee. Oh, and they’ve music reveals nightly (nation, bluegrass, gospel). There’s even a cabin or two for rent for round $forty. Camping sites range in price from $19 to $25 Canadian, with $5 per extra particular Stone Island product person. Telephone (902) 855-3492 ** Cedar Dunes provincial park is a stone’s throw away from the West Point lighthouse on western Prince Edward Island. The beautiful beaches stretch for miles, and the park provides youngsters’s actions, and supervised swimming. Guided nature walks are additionally supplied by a workers naturalist. The surroundings is straightforward a wide open view of the ocean and coastline. No trees, no mountains. Just flat ocean and grass-lined and sandy coastline views. It’s beautifully desolate. From the 59 broad-open campsites all you see is ocean, and grassy-sandy coastline. Close by to the campground is the Canada’s solely functioning lighthouse that funcations as an inn. Along with being a lighthouse and inn, the West Point Lighthouse houses a museum of artifacts and photographs documenting the history of Island lighthouses. stone island grey melange Also nearby is the Prince Edward Island Potato Museum in O’Leary, PEI. The campground options laundromat, sizzling showers, flush toilets, kitchen shelter and a dumping station. Pets are permitted on leashes. Mortgage-out of recreation tools obtainable. Phone: (902)859-8785 in-season or off-season (902)859-8790. About the Author
C.S. Deam and his wife fell in love with Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Cape Breton Island on their first trip to the region in 2001. Since then they’ve grown to be avid promoters of the scenery and way of life enjoyed by Nova Scotia residents and vacationers.