You are now in Prince Edward Island National Park. The park stretches for 37 miles along the north coast. This scenic area is easy to explore by driving along Gulf Shore Parkway East. PEI National Park maintains magnificent beaches, miles of hiking trails, campgrounds and historic sites. There are also attractions appealing to summertime locals and tourists. This is the Covehead Harbour Lighthouse. The origin dates back to 1879 when two masts were fitted with lights at the mouth of the harbor. The current version of the 26.9 foot high light was built in 1975.