Head of Hillsborough Loop

STARTING POINT: Charlottetown Visitor Centre at Founders' Hall
DISTANCE: 95 km (return) (not including Robinson Island loop in National Park), Robinson Island adds 19 km from Covehead harbour bridge and back, The SHORTCUT from Mt Stewart back to Charlottetown on #2 Hwy cuts total distance to 61 km.
RATED: Easy to Moderate
TERRAIN: Flat to gently rolling with one large hill. 
CONDITIONS: All paved roads except Hybrid bike option to return to Charlottetown from Mount Stewart on Confederation Trail, Leaving Charlottetown, use caution on Hillsborough Bridge, then go to traffic lights at Esso Station to turn left. 
ATTRACTIONS: Old Bunbury Nursery, Hillsborough River lookout Duffy Road, Fullerton's Marsh, Fort Augustus Church and Park, Mount Stewart Park and Interpretive Center, blueberry fields,and Winter River Mussel Farm. 
SERVICES: Stratford: drug store, service station, liquor store and restaurants, Mount Stewart: Trailside Cafe, Interpretive Center, and washrooms, Bedford:Convenience Store and washrooms.
LINKS: Points EastCostal Ride and Confederation Trail at Mount Stewart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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