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The Prince Edward Iceland National Park (English Prince Edward Iceland National Park of Canada, French Parc national du Canada de l' Île -du -Prince - Édouard ) is a Canadian National Park on the north shore of Prince Edward Iceland, along the St. Lawrence River. The park extends over a length of 60 km and has an area of ​​22 km ². The nearest city is Charlottetown. It consists of three sub- areas along the coast, namely Cavendish, Brackley - Dalvay and Greenwich. The park itself was built in 1937, but in 1998 expanded to include belonging to Greenwich area, which is particularly marked by sand dunes. To reserve include beside long sandy beaches, sandstone cliffs, offshore islands, freshwater wetlands, salt marshes and forests.


More than 400 different plants and 300 different animal species have been documented in the National Park so far.

In particular, the following endangered species were found in the park: The beaches serve the endangered Yellow-footed plover nesting site. Inter alia For this reason, the park has been declared an Important Bird Area. The waters along the coast are home to American eel, which is also considered as an endangered species in Canada. Endangered mammals are more bat species Little Brown Bat ( Myotis lucifugus ) and Northern Long - Eared Bat ( Nyctophilus arnhemensis ), an endangered plant species on the Beach Pineweed ( Lechea maritima ) and the Gulf of St. Lawrence Aster ( Symphyotrichum Laurentianum ).


The main attraction of the park is Green Gables, a farm from the 19th century, which served as inspiration for Lucy Maud Montgomery's children's book Anne of Green Gables.