Canadian Coast Guard
Tower Height: 46
Height of Focal Plane: 94
Characteristic and Range: Fixed yellow.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red vertical stripe.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1905
Date Present Tower Built: 1905
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Follow Union Street in Canso to a hospital. Park near the hospital. The rear range light is just off the road ahead on the right. The front light is near the water, 1,261 feet from the rear light. Bob Crawford reports, "It is just to the rear of the local hospital, very accessible, overlooking the Canso Harbour."