Boars Head Lighthouse (Tiverton)

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Boars Head Lighthouse (Tiverton) Scenic Route: Evangeline Trail
County: Digby

44° 24' 14.5'' N
-66° 12' 55.0'' W

Description:
Boars Head (Tiverton)
Grand Passage (Brier Island)
Brier Island ( Brier Island)

These three lighthouses are on Digby Neck and Brier Island.
Boars Head lighthouse, atop dramatic cliffs near Tiverton, overlooks the restless waters of the Bay of Fundy. It was established in 1864 to guide local shipping into Petit Passage.
Grand Passage stands above basalt cliffs at the northern tip ofBrier Island. The woods and fields around this lighthouse are the best places on the island to view migratory birds in the fall.
The Brier Island lighthouse is one of Nova Scotia 's oldest lighthouse sites, established in 1809. The present red-and-white striped tower replaced an 1832-vintage structure, which burned to the ground in 1944 after spilled kerosene caught fire. All these lighthouses are excellent spots to have a picnic and watch for whales, dolphins, and porpoises.


Parking available. Picnic tables available. Fog horn. Birding & Nature Scenic location.