Canadian Coast Guard
This light station was established to help vessels through the St. Peter's Canal.
Tower Height: 27
Height of Focal Plane: 41
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every four seconds, visible for 6 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1875
Date Present Tower Built: ?
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
From Route 4 in St. Peter's, look for a sign that says "Bras d'Or Lighthouse Campground." Turn right on this dirt road and follow to a parking area. The lighthouse can be seen after a hike over a hill. Bob Crawford reports, "It is well worth it to see the lighthouse and the panoramic view of the inlet -- very accessible and QUIET." For information about visiting St. Peter's Canal, call 902-733-2280.