Prince Edward Island Backroad Mapbook - Premier Edition

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Released: 2005-04-01

ISBN #: 978-1-894556-67-5

Pages: 80

Dimensions: 21.5 cm x 28 cm (8.5" x 11")

Map Scale: 27 maps @ 1:100,000, 7 city trail maps @ 1:30,000

Regional Cities/Parks: Charlottetown, Cornwall, Kensington, Montague, PEI National Park, Souris, Summerside, Tignish, & more

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Canada's industry-leading Prince Edward Island backcountry maps

It’s no wonder that Prince Edward Island has been called the “heart of the world” – the modest Atlantic island of PEI, nestled in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Canada’s east coast, abounds with historical treasures and enough natural beauty to leave you speechless. An island rich with scenery, from miles of coastline, to red clay roads, to enchanted walking paths, PEI boasts mostly quaint, rural villages and fishing ports outside of the capital of Charlottetown. Our PEI backcountry map book is designed to show you the bounty of PEI, from useful backcountry roads taking you to hidden corners of the island, to the famous Confederation Trail, which runs from tip to tip.

With Backroad Mapbooks’ PEI backcountry map book in tow, visitors can hit the trails with confidence. Try windsurfing along the shores of PEI, where steady breezes and warm ocean waters will make you one with the Maritimes. Hike through the backcountry, or navigate the trails of PEI’s numerous parks and campgrounds. Tour through Charlottetown and Summerside, and then leave it all behind for PEI’s waterways as you paddle away in a canoe or kayak. With detailed maps and descriptions of PEI backcountry attractions, beaches, fishing spots, paddling routes, parks, trails, wildlife viewing areas, and winter recreation opportunities, your PEI backcountry map book gives you everything you need to explore this spectacular Canadian Maritime province with confidence.


  • Backroad Attractions
  • Beaches
  • Fishing
  • Paddling Routes
  • Parks
  • Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Recreation

Topographic Maps

In your 21.5 cm x 28 cm (8.5" x 11") Prince Edward Island map book you will find 27 detailed topographic maps spanning the province, complete with labeled recreation sites, amenities, highways, backcountry roads, trails and other points-of-interest. Not only are these PEI maps user-friendly, but they boast a level of cartographic sophistication unparalleled even by government resources – making them the maps of choice for search-and-rescue.


A handy index makes the Prince Edward Island Backroad Mapbook a leading PEI map in terms of functionality as well as quality. You’ll find map coordinates for each location, plus important numbers, distance charts and a trip-planning section for notes on your desired adventures.


Backroad Attractions

You are never lost for things to do in PEI, with its abundance of historic and cultural sites, magical forests, national parks and scenic routes. Your Prince Edward Island backcountry map book marks and lists all the hot spots, from the scenic Lady Slipper Route to the world-famous home of Anne of Green Gables.


With so much Atlantic seaside, PEI ripples with breathtaking beaches for you to enjoy. Our PEI backcountry map book lists all of PEI’s beaches, including both supervised and unsupervised beaches. You will find beaches in Prince Edward Island National Park, as well as provincial parks. Our maps and listings also show you how to find those secluded beaches tucked in the backcountry so you can be one with the shore.


You don’t need to go far in PEI to find a place to cast your line. In this PEI backcountry map book you will find listings of all of PEI’s freshwater ponds, rivers and saltwater fishing opportunities. In PEI you can catch Atlantic salmon, tuna, mackerel, brook trout, and so much more. Our maps show you where to go for deep sea adventures off the coast, ice fishing in ponds, fly-fishing in PEI’s best rivers, and more. For access to one of the Maritimes’ best-kept secrets, our PEI backcountry map book is your source.

Paddling Routes

One of the best ways to see the beauty of PEI is to paddle along its waters. Your PEI backcountry map book lists all of PEI’s lakes, rivers and ocean paddling spots. Jump in a canoe or kayak and breathe that fresh island air as you take in views of PEI’s red cliffs, gorgeous sand dunes, and rustic landscapes. Highlights include Summerside Harbour and the Souris waterways for experienced paddlers.


In addition to parks labeled on all of our maps, the PEI backcountry map book listings detail PEI’s parks, recreation areas and national parks. Discover camping areas, island amusement, adventure parks, historical villages, exhibit centres and developed hiking trails throughout PEI. Highlights include Victoria Park in Charlottetown, the birthplace of Canada – and more!


While PEI may be known for its potato farms, red clay and Anne of Green Gables, its better-kept secrets include the island’s wealth of nature trails for the hiker, biker and outdoor enthusiast. Your PEI backcountry map book is one of the best sources for a complete listing of PEI trails. The maps and listings break down every trail, from the Charlottetown Trails to the trail networks found throughout provincial parks, including map coordinates and helpful details to get you on the trail with confidence.

Wildlife Viewing

From the numerous spots along PEI’s Confederation Trail, to the Harvey Moore Wildlife Sanctuary, PEI hosts a variety of wildlife creatures like snowshoe hare, coyotes, red fox and a plethora of beautiful bird species. Your PEI backcountry map book lists all of the island’s backcountry hot spots for encounters with furry and feathered friends.

Winter Recreation

PEI bursts to life during winter months, with opportunities for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. In this backcountry map book you will find listings for PEI’s winter recreation highlights. Snowmobile the Confederation Trail from tip to tip, lodge in a cabin, skate on a rink at Green Gables, or join the fun at one of PEI’s winter carnivals. When the snow falls, there’s something for everyone in PEI!

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