Head out on a cycling adventure! The Confederation Trail is an old railbed that runs across Prince Edward Island and it’s a great introduction to cycle touring.
Newfoundland has some of the best hiking in Atlantic Canada. The East Coast Trail offers great tramping just outside of St. John’s, while the Long Range Traverse in Gros Morne National Park is an epic backcountry adventure.
The Dobson Trail runs from the town of Riverview (near Moncton) to the edge of Fundy National Park. It is part of the Trans Canada Trail, and runs through a variety of terrains. Camping is permitted all along the trail, but hikers need to think carefully about the best water sources along the way—just ask the 1st Westfield Venturer Company!
Across the border, the Allagash Wilderness Waterway in northwestern Maine is a chain of lakes and tributaries surrounding the Allagash River, itself a tributary of the Saint John River. From one end to the other, the Wilderness is nearly 150 kilometres long, and traveling the entire length by canoe can take over a week.
The Appalachian Trail is one of the world’s famous long hikes, and the 100-Mile Wilderness in Maine is one of the trail’s most challenging stretches – perfect for a summer adventure!