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Autumn Colours in Bonshaw Hills

Autumn Colours in the Bonshaw Hills Provincial Park 


Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020 (rain date Sunday October 18)

Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM – please arrive by 1:20 PM

Directions: Park at Baptist Church, right across the main entrance to the Bonshaw Hill Park, on the Trans Canada Highway.

The hike will be an easy 2 km along the Ji\’ka\’we\’katik Trail and River, with a chance to observe flora and fauna, and perhaps a few mushrooms. Ji\’ka\’we\’katik (pronounced – Jih Ga Way Ga Dig) means \”the place where bass are plentiful\” in Mi\’kmaq and is the traditional Mi\’kmaq name for the West River. 

Group leaders: Rosemary Curley and Barbara Dylla


Please wear clean gearMuddy or dirty footwear or clothing can harbour seeds of invasive plant species, insects or disease spores, contributing to loss of ecological integrity in the park.

Note: Nature PEI assumes no responsibility for injuries sustained by anyone participating in our activities. 

To sign up, please send your name and phone number by Friday, October 16, to Barbara at


  • Attendance for contact-tracing purposes will be taken on site.
  • Physical distance of 2 metres with individuals who are not part of one’s household must be maintained.
  • Wearing a non-medical mask is strongly recommended.

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