Wood Islands Development Corporation
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Wood Islands Lighthouse
Prince Edward Island,
Tower Height: 49
Height of Focal Plane: 80
Characteristic and Range: Iso White 10s, visible for 12 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red lantern, attached to keeper's house.
This light is operational
Integral keeper's quarters.
Date Established: 1876
Date Present Tower Built: 1876
Date Automated: 1980
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Yes.
At Wood Island, instead of going through the toll booth for the ferry to Caribou, NS, turn onto the bypass road which will take you to Wood Islands Provincial Park. The lighthouse is at the end of the road. Guided tours of the lighthouse are available in summer. A gift shop is located on the main floor and sells locally-made crafts.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!