Canadian Coast Guard
A fog signal was established here in 1871.
Tower Height: 31
Height of Focal Plane: 127
Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 8 seconds, visible for 13 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square tower on a corner of a white, square building, with a red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1966
Date Present Tower Built: 1966
Fog Signal: One 4-second blast every minute.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Grand Manan Island is accessible via a daily ferry departing from Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, to North Head, Grand Manan. For information contact Coastal Transport Ltd. For arrivals & departures call (506) 662-3606; inquiries (506) 662-3724. The schedule is also available at www.grandmanannb.com/ferry.htm To reach the lighthouse, turn left when leaving the ferry area at North Head, then turn right at Whistle Road and drive about 4 km. Limited parking is available. (Thanks to Michel Forand.)