Cavendish Beach, Cavendish

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#1 of 47 in Parks in Prince Edward Island
Hike, swim, or stroll at Cavendish Beach, a long stretch of coastline within a national park. Extending for 8 km (5 mi), the broad natural sand beach offers a variety of car-accessible points with supervised swimming spots. Dip into the clear blue waters, warmed by the Gulf stream, or trek along the interpretive nature trails to learn about the local ecology. Backed by red sandstone cliffs and dunes, the coastal area has an auburn glow to it. Grab a drink or ice cream from the onsite shop, and rent a beach chair to relax and take in the view. A paved path above the beach makes for scenic jogging. You can plan Cavendish trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Very clean and quaint. I enjoyed the bike trails that surrounded the beach area. It was also very interesting to note how the dunes created beautiful fresh water ponds behind the beach.  more »
  • This beach is amazing. The sand is oerfect for a long walk or just lay down and relaxe. Will be back  more »
  • Cavendish Beach is beautiful. There is a long boardwalk, snack booth and bathrooms so good for families. The red cliffs and sand dunes are picturesque. The water was very cold but we waded in to our s...  more »
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