Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 60
Height of Focal Plane: 65
Characteristic and Range: One white flash every 10 seconds; range 16 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Cylindrical grey limestone tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1848
Date Present Tower Built: 1848
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse can be seen from some of the whale-watching tour boats operating out of Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, and Rivière-du-Loup on the south shore. For information, call Croisières AML, 800-563-4643.