The City also 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 conected, providing a wide range of outdoor activities including; nature hikes, trail biking, outdoor workout stations and is a great way to view the City in general.


The Rotary 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 local persons and visitors a natural area to hike, walk, cycle ries hiking or sit and enjoy nature. Rotary Friendship Park also provides habitat for several indigenous plants, animals and birds.


Rotary Park Trails 






 Baywalk Trail - The Bay Walk Trail System offers a senic view of the City's waterfront extending 6.5 kilometers westward from Wendys to Green Shore. Users of the Bay Walk Trail are provided an opportunity to experience the natural, cultural and historic diversity of the community. Wheter you walk, cycle or seguay the Bay Walk or choose to workout on the stationary exersise equipment, a uniquely rich experience is guaranteed.




The Bay Walk




 Heather Moyse Heritage Park Trail-The Summerside Heritage Botanical Park and Trail has been designed and is being 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 provide residents and visitors passive recreation opportunities recreation experiences include walking, cross country skiing, bird watching, photography, sitting in the sun or shade, school picnics, etc. 


 As well, the Park  provides educational experiences includes 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 environment.  The park layout is suited to self-guided tours or guided tours for residents, tourists or schools.  Different educational tours can be designed for different seasons.  The park will be positioned as a tourism product as one the things to see and do in Summerside. The tourists that are attracted to P.E.I. have an interest in understanding the natural environment and the Heritage Botanical Park will give visitors an opportunity to see individual tree and shrub species in a park setting, which is a unique way to present the local natural environment.


















Please see the PEI Trails page for information: Island Trails