Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 31
Height of Focal Plane: 113
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light visible for 12 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical cast iron tower with red and white vertical stripes.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1885
Date Present Tower Built: 1885
Optics: 1885: Sixth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is accessible on foot but there is no marked trail. It is about 6 km of strenvous hiking. The community is in the process of constructing a trail to the lighthouse. (From Fisheries and Oceans Canada website, June 2001.)
Keepers: William W. Horwood (1884-1897), Samuel Wilcox (1897-1916), Walter Wilcox (1916-?), Thomas C. Roberts (caretaker, 1966-?)