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Name: Point Atkinson Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Location: Lighthouse Park, about 6 miles west of the Lions Gate bridge.

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Photo: Stan Severi
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Managing Organization:
Lighthouse Park


The Lighthouse Park Preservation Society works for the preservation of this lighthouse and surrounding land. The light is still an active aid to navigation maintained by the Canadian Coast Guard.

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 108

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1875

Date Present Tower Built: 1912

Date Automated: 1996

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse can be viewed via a walking trail in Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver.

Keepers: Don and Elaine Graham (c. 1990s), Donald Graham (?-1996), Gerry Watson (1980-1996)

Nearby Lodging: The Lighthouse Retreat B&B is near the lighthouse. Call (604) 926-5959 or email for information.


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