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Prince Edward Island #12 Highway Guide

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North Cape, PEI; is on the extreme northwestern tip of PEI. North end of Rte 12
Witness the meeting of the waters as the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Northumberland Strait converge over the longest natural rock reef in North America. Walk the Black Marsh Nature Trail, view the gigantic windmills and learn all about the generation of wind energy in our newly expanded North Cape Interpretive Centre. There is a resturant at the site.
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View from North Cape, most north western tip of Prince Edward Island, outgoing tide.
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Photo - North Cape Lighthouse, Prince Edward Island
North Cape Lighthouse. On the extreme northwestern tip of PEI. Built in 1866, this lighthouse is one of the oldest wooden lighthouse in Prince Edward Island.
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View of North Cape Wind Farm, Prince Edward Island. Eight utility-grade windmills generating an expected 16.6 million kilowatt-hours per year of electrical power.
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View from North Cape, most north western tip of Prince Edward Island
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Community of Seacow Pond, PEI
Seacow Pond, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County PEI.
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View from highway
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View from highway, looking east at the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Prince Edward Island. The Gulf of St. Lawrence is the the world's largest estuary, the water system is the outlet of North America's Great Lakes via the Saint Lawrence River into the Atlantic Ocean.
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Junction of Highway #182
West to community of Christopher Cross, PEI. Named for Patrick Christopher who operated a blacksmith shop who settled there in 1830.
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Gulf Side R. V. Park, PEI
East side of highway
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Community of Anglo Tignish, PEI
West of highway
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Junction of Highway #2
West to town of Tignish
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Fisherman's Haven PEI, Provincial Park
East of highway, no campgrounds. Playground, beach, fireplaces, showers, wheelchair access washroom, flush toilets.
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Community of St. Felix, PEI
West of highway. This community was named after Pope St. Felix I.
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View from highway
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Community of Kildare Capes
West of highway
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View from highway
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Community of Kildare, PEI
Access from highway
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Junction of Highway #162
West to community of Greenmount, PEI.
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Junction of Highway #154
West to community of Montrose, PEI.
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Jacques Cartier Prince Edward Island, Provincial Park
East of highway, campgrounds, 22 unserviced 34 elec. sites. The Park is open mid June to mid September and features recreation programs with evening activities, supervised ocean beach, laundromat, hot showers (6), flush toilets (12), kitchen shelter and dumping station. Pets permitted on leash.
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Town of Alberton, PEI
Services. Attractions in Alberton: Alberton Museum & Genealogy Centre.
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Alberton Business section

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Alberton Museum, PEI
Access from highway. The museum is located in the former jail and town courthouse erected in 1878,is designated as a National and a Provincial and Historic Site. The museum features, displays of the early fishing industry, silver fox industry, military history, house hauling, early pharmacy, cobbler shop, cooper shop, local historic crafts, housewares, local folk art. The museum has a large collection of historical photographs. Open June-Sept, daily, 9:30 am-5:30 pm; Sun, 1-5 pm. Admission by donation.
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Community of Brooklyn, PEI
West of highway
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Junction of Highway # 172
West to community of Fortune Cove, PEI.
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Junction of Highway #136
West to Mill River PEI, Provincial Park, campground. Located just off Route 2 on Route 136. Mill River is open from mid June to the end of September and features kitchen shelter, laundromat, hot showers (8), flush toilets (8), dumping station and loan-out recreation equipment. Pets permitted on leash.
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Junction of Highway # 142
West to communities of O'Leary, PEI, Woodstock, PEI. O'Leary, PEI is known for it's potato farming industry. Located in town, is the Prince Edward Island Potato Museum. This museum features displays of the potato industry and has a large collection of farm implements. This museum contains the largest exhibits of potato artifacts in the world. Attractions in O'Leary, PEI - Potato Blossom Festival: last week in July
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Community of Roxbury, PEI
East of highway.
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Junction of Highway #137
West to community of Carleton
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Junction of Highway # 2
Note highway #12 overlaps highway #2 at this point
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Town of Portage, PEI - NOTE: Lady Slipper Scenic Drive was replaced in 2005 by the 300, km North Cap
All services. North to town of Tignish, PEI via highway #2, the Lady Slipper Scenic Drive Route. North to North Cape, PEI, via highway #12, the Lady Slipper Scenic Drive Route. East to city of Summerside, PEI. Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide, for continuance of this highway, see Milebymile.com Section #2 - Town of Portage, PEI To Town of Miscouche, PEI, for driving directions.

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Junction of Highway # 2 - Town of Portage, PEI
NOTE: For highway travel, via Prince Edward Island Highway #2 - See Road Map Highway #2, Travel Guide, Junction of Highway #1a, City of Summerside, PEI to Town of Tignish, North Cape, PEI, for driving directions. -e