Canadian Coast Guard
This was originally a fog signal station; a lighthouse was added in 1966.
Tower Height: 31
Height of Focal Plane: 58
Characteristic and Range: Flash 6 s; eclipse 6 s, visible for 11 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Square tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1929
Date Present Tower Built: 1966
Fog Signal: Automated horn, two second blast every 20 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
White Head Island is accessible via a free 30-minute car ferry service from Ingalls Head, Grand Manan. Call (506) 662-3724 for more information. Turn right after leaving the wharf on White Head Island. You will come to a lane which will take you to Long Point Lighthouse. The road is often washed out by winter storms, and is frequently impassable.