Cape dOr Lighthouse

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Cape dOr Lighthouse Scenic Route: Glooscap Trail
County: Cumberland

45° 17' 27'' N
-64° 46' 27.5'' W

Season:Season: May 15 - October 15, or by request

Hours:Hours: 8:30 am - 8 pm

Description:Originally established as a fog horn station in 1875, the Cape d'Or lightstation is perched halfway up dramatic cliffs rising out of the turbulent Minas Channel. The trim white-and-red concrete lighthouse, with its penetrating fog signal, stands watch over the treacherous Fundy fogs and tides. Cape d'Or is the only lighthouses in Nova Scotia with overnight accomodation. Guests can stay in a former lightkeeper's house and enjoy spectacular views of Cape Split and lofty Ile Haute. This is an excellent spot for viewing seabirds, peregrine falcons, dolphins, and seals. A replica lighthouse in the parking lot above the light station offers interpretive and information services.

Parking available. Food Available On Site. Washrooms available. Guides or information boards. Fog horn. Birding & Nature Walking or Hiking Trails Scenic location.