Devil’s Punchbowl Trail restored after Dorian damage – CBC News

Post-tropical storm tore through the Island trail, which has since been repaired

CBC News · Posted: Aug 20, 2020 5:16 PM AT

A dedicated group of environmentalists has revived the main Devil’s Punchbowl Trail after destruction caused by post-tropical storm Dorian last September.

The storm’s winds toppled trees and tossed around limbs and branches in the park nearly a year ago.

The group behind the restoration, which is also responsible for maintaining the park, was determined to clear the debris even though they were not certain if the all trails in the park would open this year due to extent of the damage.

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New walking trail loops around P.E.I. giving residents a chance to see ocean vistas, quiet country roads – The Guardian

Island Trails has developed a new 700-kilometre walking trail which loops around the perimeter of Prince Edward Island. 

Called the Island Walk, it is modelled after the famous long-distance walking trail, the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Island Trails recently launched a website and social media pages that include more information on how Islanders and visitors can complete and enjoy the Island Walk. 

“P.E.I. has stunning (open water) vistas and quiet country roads that have a beauty that’s comparable to anything we have seen in France, Spain and elsewhere,” said Bryson Guptill, member of the Island Trails and Island Walk committee.

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