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Cape Forchu Lightstation

Highway 304 to Cape Forchu | 1856 Cape Forchu, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A7, Canada
+1 7424522
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Beautiful lighthouse. Nova Scotia has many beauty. Museum of interesting Maritime equipment and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
carolinabonny@aol.co...
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Great views and a walk of history. Bring water. Loved being by the sea, under construction but still open

Great spot to view the ocean and read about the history. Good little stop. Under construction but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nataschacan
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Edmonton, Alberta
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The Lighthouse Route begins at one of Nova Scotia's most photographed lighthouse, the Cape Forchu Lightstation. With over 160 lighthouses in Nova Scotia, the most of any other province in Canada, they have become a shared symbol of our culture! We offer a Museum, Gift Shop, Leif Erikson Park with walking trail and Interpretative panels, guided tours by reservation, picnic tables, courtesy cart, public washrooms, parking for all types of vehicles. Bring your camera! Open daily 9-5, June to September, weather permitting.
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Highway 304 to Cape Forchu | 1856 Cape Forchu, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse. Nova Scotia has many beauty. Museum of interesting Maritime equipment and history. Pretty harbor and friendly staff.

Thank carolinabonny@aol.com
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot to view the ocean and read about the history. Good little stop. Under construction but museum is still open.

Thank nataschacan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some extra time went to the light house it was being updated. It was very foggy that day we couldn't see much around us. But on a sunny day it would be a nice place to stop by. We love light houses.

Thank Bonnie2362
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cape Forchu lighthouse is a really nice place to visit. There are many walking trails on the grounds and the views are amazing. There is a small giftshop and a museum that they give tours of on request. There are adirondack chairs scattered here...More

Thank CLZA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the sunset and it was beautiful. We also watched the ferry come in and the fishermen going in and out. It was a nice drive to it and we passed a hatchery on the way.

Thank Barb L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Yarmouth so I have the privilege to visit this lighthouse often. Whenever I have visitors , this is the first place I bring them. Stunning views, lovely grounds and wonderful rock formations are just a few of the attractions here that keep...More

Thank gavelton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful area to visit, it has well maintained walking paths and senic views of the ocean.

Thank Blair R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great trails for a nice walk..lots to see. The Lighthouse is undergoing construction...so cannot really access it.

Thank AnnapurnaEast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exterior renovations ongoing but museum/gift shop still open. Trail to wander the point with interpretive signs.

Thank ValerieBenn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say, it was a nice drive. There was some construction going on, but the views were just spectacular. I recommend. they did have some picnic tables. Had a little trail with some historical and fun facts.

Thank Muri29
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suzieqGRENADA
20 April 2017|
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Response from fromtheheart2017 |
Yes!!, You can walk the trail and up to and around the lighthouse! If someone it there, they might let you have a peek inside, we are renovating. We open mid May.
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