Cape Forchu Lightstation, home to the first “applecore” style lighthouse, is 11 km (7 mi) from the town of Yarmouth on the Cape Forchu Scenic Drive in the Yarmouth & Acadian Shores region. Along the route to the Lightstation you will pass the Fisherman’s Monument, working fishing villages and beautiful sandy beaches.
Visit the Lightkeeper’s House, a municipal/provincial Heritage Property and home to the interpretive and information centre where you can explore the history of the Light, Cape Forchu and its people. Guided tours are also available.
Our 19 acres of well-groomed grounds provide a great place to have a picnic and to stroll along the scenic walkway.
Wireless Internet access is available. Bus tours are welcome.
Facilities / Services
- Bus tours
- Gift shop
- Picnic tables
- Public washroom
- Internet access
Date details/Hours of operation
Details: Admission by donation.