Cedar Dunes Provincial Park, PE
Cedar Dunes Provincial Park Short Term Forecast
Cedar Dunes is a unique beach as it is home to the only functioning lighthouse in Canada and the tallest lighthouse on PEI. The West Point Lighthouse was built in 1875 and now functions as a museum inn and restaurant along with being a lighthouse. The museum offers a glimpse into the history of lighthouses in Canada displaying many artifacts. It is located off of the beautiful North Cape Coast drive in West Point . Cedar Dunes Beach has 1.5 km boardwalk and interpretive nature trails ideal for exploring and learning about the area. The trails wind through dunes populated with Eastern White Cedars a very rare occurrence and the namesake of the park. Cedar Dunes has much folklore and myth surrounding it including tales of a phantom ship buried treasure and even a sea serpent. Find out for yourself by visiting the beach at night and looking for the blazing ship or the red and brown furred sea snake.The beach is supervised by lifeguards and has camping accommodations including a playground washrooms laundry telephones and an ice machine.
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