Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 42
Height of Focal Plane: 74
Characteristic and Range: White flash 0.3 s; eclipse 3.7 s; flash 0.3 s; eclipse 3.7 s;flash 0.3 s; eclipse 15.7 s., visible for 18 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower with red trim and red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1937
Date Present Tower Built: c. 1955
Date Automated: 1988
Fog Signal: Automated horn, 3 second blast every 30 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
From the Cabot Trail, follow the sign to Cheticamp Island. Take a right onto a dirt road leading to the harbour. The lighthouse is past a no trespassing sign; permission should be obtained before entering.
Keepers: Gregoire Patrick LeFort (last keeper)