Jacques Cartier Provincial Park

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Statue of Jacques Cartier in the Jacques Cartier Provincial Park.

Jacques Cartier Provincial Park is a provincial park in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

The park is named after Jacques Cartier, who in 1534 was the first European to arrive on the island. This historic discovery is celebrated yearly in July on Rediscovery Day.

Activities[edit]

Beach in the Jacques Cartier Provincial Park.

Jacques Cartier Provincial Park is a major attraction for outdoor activities. It is popular for swimming, especially the beach on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

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Coordinates: 46°51′4.4″N 64°0′46.8″W / 46.851222°N 64.013000°W / 46.851222; -64.013000