Canadian Coast Guard
The original lighthouse has been replaced by a directional light on nearby Bear Head, marking the eastern entrance to the Strait of Canso.
Tower Height: 21
Height of Focal Plane: 48
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds.
Description of Tower: Triangular skeleton tower with an enclosed lower portion and a red and white rectangular daymark.
This light is operational
1906: Lantern rising from the red roof of a white, square, wooden dwelling 35 feet tall.
Date Established: 1906
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.