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Snowshoes in the City

We created our Snowshoes In The City Trail Guide in 2017 to help spark some additional winter adventure and show off a more wintery side of our island. In September of 2022, our Island had been hit with the destruction of hurricane Fiona, a devastation that continues to affect the Island’s lifestyle (and trails) in many ways.

As our community & clean-up teams continue to work towards restoration, we recommend you use our trail guide as inspiration only, and please check each respective trail for updated conditions before pursuing your trek.

* The PEI Trails Report Facebook Page is a great resource for up-to-date trail conditions!


Enjoy a unique winter experience with Snowshoes in the City! Stay with a participating Charlottetown hotel or inn and you can take advantage of complimentary loaner snowshoes during your visit. Trek around the city after a fresh snowfall or venture into the countryside and discover the vast beauty of PEI.

Snowshoe in the City Trail Guide

Participating Accommodations:

Dundee Arms Inn, Fairholm Boutique Inns, The Great George, Holiday Inn Express, The Holman Grand Hotel, The Hotel on Pownal, Quality Inn on the Hill, Rodd Charlottetown, Rodd Royalty, The Arts Hotel & The Sydney Boutique Inn & Suites.


Free Snowshoe Lending at City Hall

Visit the Charlottetown Parks & Recreation Office (199 Queen Street) between Monday and Friday to borrow a pair of FREE snowshoes. There are a limited number of snowshoes available on a first come first serve basis. Snowshoes must be returned by 3:00 pm the following business day.

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More Winter To-Do's!

Trailside Music Hall Performances Monday, January 1, 2024 - Tuesday, December 31, 2024 A rotating selection of the best in local, East Coast and Canadian performing talent. Live music, drag shows, comedy & more.
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Taproom Trivia at PEI Brewing Company Thursday, June 20, 2024 - Thursday, December 26, 2024 Don't miss a brew-tiful night of brain-teasing fun. Cheers, knowledge, and good times await! Every Thursday from 7-9pm.
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Schooner Sessions at Old Triangle Thursday, July 4, 2024 - Thursday, December 26, 2024 Live music 'Schooner Sessions" with Mark Douglas and friends take place weekly on Thursdays at 7 pm at The Old Triangle!
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Charlottetown Christmas Festival Friday, November 22, 2024 - Thursday, January 2, 2025 Historic downtown Charlottetown transforms into a storybook Christmas setting filled with holiday traditions for all ages.
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