Picnicking is a very popular activity in PEI National Park. Come try our Perfect Picnic experience, or bring your own and enjoy in one of our many day use areas with picturesque scenery.

The Perfect Picnic

Come connect with some of the most breathtaking landscapes PEI National Park has to offer while enjoying authentic island cuisine. The Perfect Picnic is a pick-up and go lunch for two, packaged in a Parks Canada picnic box provided by local businesses. 

The Yellow House chefs have created “A Little Taste of Rustico” for you to enjoy, featuring locally farmed produce, Ferme Isle Saint-Jean Yogurt, and cultural delicacies like Acadian Meat Pie. Celebrate all that is North Rustico with your own special Perfect Picnic.

How it works:

Simply place your order with the restaurant, pick up your picnic basket (with an optional Parks Canada picnic blanket) and either head to one of the 5 iconic locations within the PEI National Park or choose your own personal favourite. 

Yellow House contact information:

Phone: (902) 360-2082

32 Harbour View Rd
Rustico, Prince Edward Island

Hours of operation: Tuesday – Sunday 11:00 – 19:00


Option 1: Acadian Meat Pie

Price: $27.50 + HST (for 2)

  • 2 Acadian meat pies: 4 ounce mix of pork, chicken, and beef
  • Parfait cup with Island Potato Salad & coleslaw
  • Chocolate dipped chocolate chip cookies
  • Choice of 355ml beverage - includes, Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale, 7-up, and iced tea

Option 2: Lobster Roll

Price: $45.00 + HST (for 2)

  • 14 ounce lobster rolls with truffle aioli and block garlic sauce
  • Parfait cup with Potato Salad and Coleslaw
  • Biscuits and seasonal jam
  • Choice of 355ml beverage - includes Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale, 7-up, and iced tea
  • White chocolate dipped molasses cookies

Option 3: Vegetarian Burger

Price: $27.50 + HST (for 2)

  • Vegetarian burgers made of fresh local farm vegetables and beans  and served with tzaziki (made with North Rustico local Ferme Isle Saint-Jean yogurt), tomato, lettuce and a homemade bun
  • Choice of 355ml beverage - includes Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale, 7-up, and iced tea
  • Dessert

Please note: Mixing and matching main course options in a picnic for two is also an option.

Iconic Picnic Locations in the PEI National Park:

Cavendish Grove - 8780 Rte. 6, Cavendish
Why not plan a peaceful picnic in nature’s oasis on a sun-kissed clearing in the nearby trails.

- 7726 Cawnpore Lane, Green Gables, PE
Enjoy the perfect picnic on top of a cliff overlooking our red island sandstone and endless miles of ocean.

Rolling’s Pond - 216 Church Hill Ave, North Rustico, PE
Lounge out on the lawn and enjoy a picnic while taking in the wildlife that is housed by this beautiful pond.

Brackley Beach - 4020 Brackley Point Road, Brackley Beach
Spread a blanket in the sand and prepare for a lovely feast at the foot of the ocean.

Stanhope Beach - 828 Gulfshore Parkway, Stanhope
Enjoy the scenic ocean vista from the cliff side picnic tables or feast waterside.  Accessibility mats at Stanhope provides beach access for various degrees of accessibility to create the perfect beach picnic.

Day Use Areas

Prince Edward Island National Park offers a wide-variety of picknicking facilities, including washrooms, kitchen shelters, and more. Playground equipment is also available at Stanhope Beach.

Please read below for opening and closing dates of picnic areas throughout the park.

Picnic Areas 2017

Stanhope Beach: May 15 - September 15

Stanhope Cape: June 12 - September 15

Cape Turner: June 12 - September 15

Cavendish East: June 12 - September 15

Cavendish Grove: May 15 - September 30