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Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park is a National Park located in Prince Edward Island. Situated along the island's north shore, fronting the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the park measures approximately 60 km (37 mi) in length and ranges from several hundred metres to several kilometres in width. Established in 1937, the park's mandate includes the protection of many broad sand beaches, sand dunes and both freshwater wetlands and saltmarshes. The park's protected beaches provide nesting habitat for the endangered Piping Plover; the park has been designated a Canadian Important Bird Area.

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Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park

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Piping Plovers can be viewed at the National Park. What are Piping Plovers?

A type of trout A rare seaweed A shorebird A type of fern

Prince Edward Island National Park is a National Park located in Prince Edward Island. Situated along the island's north shore, fronting the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the park measures approximately 60 km (37 mi) in length and ranges from several hundred metres to several kilometres in width. Established in 1937, the park's mandate includes the protection of many broad sand beaches, sand dunes and both freshwater wetlands and saltmarshes. The park's protected beaches provide nesting habitat for the endangered Piping Plover; the park has been designated a Canadian Important Bird Area.

Dalvay, Prince Edward Island
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Photo: Photograph by Ryan Tier, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.