And for those cyclists or walkers who are attracted to an even grander journey, there’s The Island Walk
Cycling Through A Bucolic Paradise On Prince Edward Island FORBES – October 30, 2023 | 13 min to read By Jeanine Barone, Contributor St. Peters Bay EXCERPT: Cyclists and walkers often gravitate to the Confederation Trail, an almost 280-mile-long rail-trail along the corridor of the abandoned Prince Edward Island Railway. (And for those cyclists or walkers who are …
Mainstreet PEI with Matt Rainnie – Bryson Guptill’s Island Walk Guidebook sold more than 12-hundred copies and was used by many as they took on this 700 km PEI walking challenge. Now Bryson’s updated the guide and will drop by to tell us about it.
The Peterborough Examiner – Friday, September 15, 2023By Brendan Burke Local Journalism Initiative Reporter They’ve climbed the highest mountain peaks in 10 countries, overlooked Tanzania atop the towering Mount Kilimanjaro and scaled more than one of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountaintops. Otonabee-South Monaghan Township residents Karen Simpson, left, and partner Jeff Bauer completed the 700-kilometre Island Walk on …
A pilgrimage on P.E.I.: My trip to see the new 700-kilometre Island Walk was a lesson in the power of slow travel
TORONTO STAR – Saturday, September 9, 2023 | 5 min to read By Chloe Berge Special to the Star A pilgrimage on P.E.I.: My trip to see the new 700-kilometre Island Walk was a lesson in the power of slow travel What is it about lighthouses that we’re so drawn to? “Look!” I exclaim to my …
THE NEW YORK TIMES / USA TIMES – September 8, 2023 by Elaine Glusac Never underestimate the difficulty of a flat trail over a great distance. After my first five-hour day following the Island Walk, a new 435-mile trail that rings Prince Edward Island, in Canada’s smallest province, I limped into Points East Coastal Inn …
The Island Walk on The Social – 3 Aug 2023 Travel expert Heather Greenwood Davis shares some of the most beautiful hiking spots available from coast to coast to coast. “When I’m planning a hike I always want to get to a payoff, usually a viewpoint. You get to that viewpoint it’s almost like you’re …
Walking Canada’s Camino ~ A cancer survivor tackles the Island Walk, a 700-kilometre P.E.I. trail inspired by the pilgrims’ route in Europe. Appeared in everythingzoomer.com ~ August/September 2023 Read entire article here.
A 435-mile Walking Route Opened in Canada — and It Comes With Spectacular Views, Seafood Stops, and Charming Small Towns
TRAVEL + LEISURE – October 15, 2022By Julia Eskins The route loops around Canada’s scenic Prince Edward Island. Avid hikers have another reason to visit Canada’s eastern coast in 2022. Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.), affectionately known as “Canada’s Food Island,” is inviting travelers to circumnavigate its idyllic shoreline by foot on The Island Walk. The 435-mile …
BBC – August 18, 2022 By Carolyn B Heller A Canadian’s quest to design a pilgrimage-inspired path around Prince Edward Island is now the Island Walk, a 700km walking and cycling route. Pink and purple lupins swayed along Prince Edward Island’s Highway 101, where I’d just walked out of the town of Kensington. It was …
Prince Edward Island’s answer to the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in Spain, the Island Walk is a lesser known (for now) 700-kilometre journey that circumnavigates the island. CANADIAN GEOGRAPHIC – April 1, 2022By Darcy Rhyno Anxious and frustrated. It’s not exactly the state of mind I was aiming for as I start out …
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC – October 6, 2021By Heather Greenwood Davis In the fall of 2019, Bryson Guptill hiked 435 miles of Prince Edward Island over 31 days. The island resident traversed green hills and farmland, chatted with strangers along red-dirt roads, and watched herons and cormorants swoop along the coast. That trek with three friends sprouted an idea …
Walking Canada’s Camino
August/September 2023 by Jennifer Bain
December 01, 2022 by Tim Chester, Ashlea Halpern
A 435-mile hiking and biking route around Canada’s small but mighty province invites visitors to travel slowly and joyfully.
December 01, 2022 by Debbie Olsen
The Atlantic Canada province packs a powerful punch when it comes to scenic hikes, seafood, and small-town charm.
November 21, 2022 by Julia Eskins
The route loops around Canada’s scenic Prince Edward Island.
October 15, 2022 by Julia Eskins
A Canadian’s quest to design a pilgrimage-inspired path around Prince Edward Island is now the Island Walk, a 700km walking and cycling route.
August 18, 2022 by Carolyn B Heller
Prince Edward Island’s answer to the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in Spain, the Island Walk is a lesser known (for now) 700-kilometre journey that circumnavigates the island
April 1, 2022 by Darcy Rhyno
The Island Walk on Prince Edward Island is the perfect way to explore the natural scenic beauty of this Canadian landscape.
February 18, 2022 by Lisa Wright
Challenging but accessible, the new 435-mile Island Walk reveals Canada’s smallest province.
October 6, 2021 by Heather Greenwood Davis
Take Your First Step
The Island Walk is a 700 kilometre journey that circumnavigates Prince Edward Island.
July 30, 2021 by Tourism PEI
Island Trails has developed a new 700km walking trail called the Island Walk which loops around the perimeter of Prince Edward Island. The Island Walk is modelled after the famous long-distance walking trail, the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Island Trails recently launched a website and social media pages that include more information on how Islanders and visitors alike can complete and enjoy the Island Walk.
July 9, 2020 by The Island Walk