The City of Summerside boasts four extensive trail systems; The Rotary Park Trail, Bay Walk Trail, Heather Moyse Heritage Park and Confederation Trail Systems. All four Trail systems are interconnected, providing the opportunity for residence to take part in a wide range of outdoor activities including; nature hikes, trail biking, cross country skiing snowshoeing and outdoor workout stations.  The Trail system is a great way to view the City! 

 

The Rotary Friendship Park Trail
The 4.8 Kilometer Rotary Friendship Park Trail is one of the most utilized green space areas in the Summerside area. The 64 acre park provides a unique opportunity for locals and visitors a natural area to hike, walk, cycle, hike or sit and enjoy nature. Rotary Friendship Park also provides habitat for several indigenous plants, animals and birds.

  

Rotary Park Trails


 

 








 

CLICK HERE For a detailed trail map for Rotary Friendship Park


Baywalk Trail
The Bay Walk Trail System offers a scenic view of the City's waterfront, extending 6.5 kilometers westward from Heather Moyse Park connector trail to Greens Shore. Users of the Bay Walk Trail are provided an opportunity to experience the natural, cultural and historic diversity of the community. Whether you walk, cycle or seguay the Bay Walk or choose to workout on the stationary exersise equipment, it is guaranteed to be a uniquely rich experience.

 The Bay Walk

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Heather Moyse Heritage Park Trail
Heather Moyse Heritage Park Trail,  formally Summerside Heritage Botanical Park and Trail, has been designed and developed as one of the major community Green Spaces in the city.  The unique feature of the park is the exclusive use of PEI native, indigenous planting.  The  1 kilometer of trail provides residents and visitors passive recreation experiences include walking, cross country skiing, bird watching, photography, sitting in the sun or shade, school picnics, etc.  Heather Moyse Park plays host to The City of Summerside's annual NatureFest.  The free family-friendly event is held every October. 

As well, the park  provides educational experiences which include learning to identify native trees and shrubs, understanding the use of native trees and shrub material for gardening and landscaping, and a general appreciation of the native tree cover of Prince Edward Island's environment.  The park layout is suited to self-guided or guided tours for residents, tourists or schools.  Different educational tours can be designed for different seasons.  The park will be positioned as a 'Things to see & do in Summerside' tourism product. The tourists that are attracted to Prince Edward Island have an interest in understanding the natural environment and Heather Moyse Park Trail will give visitors the opportunity to see individual tree and shrub species in a unique park setting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please see the PEI Trails page for information: Island Trails